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Long Covid should be treated as disability, says TUC

Employees need protection in the workplace, with half experiencing some form of discrimination or disadvantage

Long Covid should be categorised as a disability because thousands of employees struggling with debilitating health problems need legal protections from discrimination in workplaces, the TUC has urged.

A forthcoming survey commissioned by the union reveals just over half of people with long Covid symptoms, which typically include fatigue, brain fog and shortness of breath, have experienced some form of discrimination or disadvantage where they work.

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