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Having taught for 30 years, I have been off work for 15 months
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My employer has told me they are to sack me due to my performance
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I am currently on long term sick leave for over 1 year now
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looking for some help, i recently had a miscarriage and was
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ive recieved a letter from my employment inviting me to a
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I would like some advice on employment law and disability. I have been asked to a meeting on monday in work where it has been made clear I will be dismissed on capability. I had Guillain Barre syndrom… read more
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I suffer from chronic asthma which is difficult to control
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i have been off work sick for just over a year but fo the past
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I have been signed off work with stress and have been asked
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