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Webinar tomorrow - Leukaemia Care & ACAS – I have leukaemia: what are my rights at work?

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Join us at 3:30pm tomorrow the 15th of September via Zoom or Facebook

We've teamed up with the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) acas.org.uk/disability-at-work this is a timely webinar that you may find of help to gain understanding and access to appropriate information and guidance to help mitigate issues that may arise as the furlough period ends or when discussing your needs with your employer.

The aim of this webinar is to explore employment related topics to inform of rights and guidance in relation to a blood cancer diagnosis, in both COVID times and in usual times.

Topics aimed to be covered:

Talking to an employer

Discrimination and the disability act

Reasonable adjustments to working practices

Wage entitlements, adjustments and statutory allowances

Conflict resolution

Rights at different stages of your journey – acutely ill vs. living with long term

Redundancy rights

We will be joined by:

Simon Allen, ACAS, Senior Advisor

Simon Allen is a Senior Advisor and Collective Conciliator for ACAS in the East Midlands with responsibility for the Leicestershire region. He has close personal interest in Mental Health issues in the workplace, Neurodiversity and Change Management. He currently chairs the ACAS East Midlands Employment relations Forum. Prior to being with ACAS, Simon spent 17 years at DWP, 10 of which involved managing teams and Job Centres as well as Outreach staff in Children Centres in deprived wards. He is very familiar with HR issues, but his real interest is in staff engagement and development; often through increasing staff involvement in change projects.

Webinar details

Date: Wednesday 15th September

Time: 3:30pm

Topic: I have leukaemia: what are my rights at work?

Host: Leukaemia Care & ACAS

How do I join the webinar?

The webinar is being hosted on Zoom and Facebook, meaning you can choose a platform to suit you. Zoom is the best place to ask questions, but if you join via Facebook we will try and get all the questions sent over to our panel; however, please expect a delay.

Information on how to join via Zoom or Facebook is below.

Watch via Zoom

To join via Zoom, all you need to do is register your attendance before the webinar starts. Register here us02web.zoom.us/webinar/reg...

You will then receive an email inviting you to join the webinar on the day.

Watch via Facebook

To join via Facebook, all you need is a Facebook account. Once logged in head to Leukaemia Care’s Facebook page at 3:30pm on 15th September and find the live video (it will be at the top of our feed).

Join on Facebook on the day here. facebook.com/leukaemiacare

Due to the large amount of registrants, we cannot guarantee that everyone’s questions will be answered, but we will try and do our best in the time frame that we have.

If you have any issues registering via Zoom or issues on the day, please get in touch by emailing advocacy@leukaemiacare.org.uk.

BW, may see you there


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Hi Looks another great webinar, but I am fortunate not to be working now, I wish it had been available when I was, thanks to you and all at Leukaemia Care.