Third of workers with cancer are satisfied with workplace adjustments

Working To Wellbeing research shows

Jaskeet Briah
clock • 2 min read

Over one third (36%) of workers who have or had cancer in the workplace were satisfied that they received reasonable adjustments to their job to manage their health, according to research by Working To Wellbeing.

However, this fell for women (33%) compared to men (39%) and was even lower among older workers as only 25% of those aged over 55 were satisfied. The back-to-work rehabilitation specialist conducted research among 566 line managers and 112 people who have or have had cancer in the workplace. Only 29% of workers who have or had cancer were satisfied with the physical workplace modifications they had been offered, while 42% were satisfied with the flexible working offered and 28% were satisfied with the coaching offered. Meanwhile, only 34% were satisfied with the job redesign offere...

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