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Working out MS in the Workplace: A Practical Toolkit for Employers

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:47 AM
 

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This toolkit is part of the European Employment Pact, a pledge to support people with multiple sclerosis in the workplace. It is an active effort to build flexibility into businesses and provides practical information for employers. According to a report from The Work Foundation on the career aspirations of people with MS 75% of people with MS declared that the condition had impacted their employment and career opportunities. Moreover, the same study showed how people with MS lose an average of 18 working years due to their condition.