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Webinar: Employers’ Management of Employees Affected by Cancer

by Dr. Z Amir, University of Salford, School of Health Sciences

free webinar Wednesday October 17, 2018 at 8:30 AM PT, 11:30 AM ET
co-hosted by Work Wellness and Disability Prevention and Cancer and Work
You will learn:
  • The economic burden of sick leave and early retirement for the employee, his/her employer and wider society;
  • The legal responsibility of the employer;
  • The existence and importance of a formal workplace policy for managing employees diagnosed with cancer;
  • The meaning and effect of the increasing trend towards the devolution of human resource (HR) work to line managers on the process of RTW;
  • The meaning of the “rhetoric-reality gap”;
  • The perceptions of cancer from the employer perspective;
  • Line-managers’ attitudes towards managing employees affected by cancer;
  • Factors related to employer management of employed cancer survivors.

to register:

Free Webinar Sept 26th: What is the state of ‘cancer and work’ research, and what are the necessary next steps?

Saskia Duijts, PhD-Program Leader, Oncology – University Medical Center in Groning, Netherlands,

Live webinar : Wednesday September 26, 2018 at 8:30 AM PT, 11:30 AM ET

Presented  by Workplace Wellness and Prevention Institute: co-hosted with


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