Or have you told your line manager? What makes a difference to you at work? Any tips or guidance would be appreciated. Thanks!
As an employer, do they have to accommodate or should I say, make allowances for you as an employee? Where do you stand with employment law? Thanks
i have had to take some time off from work. I am going through the menopause, periods stopped in October and nothing since. I have been peri menopausal for a couple of years and I have been trying different HRTs with no success due to migraine so I had not been on anything for a while. 2 and a half weeks ago, I snapped at work. I have a very stressful job in education and I had been struggling with brain fog, no short term memory headache, joint pain, sore gums, feeling like I am sitting on glass, nausea anxiety and low mood. I was going to and from work in tears. Totally exhausted. So far work have been good but I do feel as though i am going to have to change my job as I just can't work at the same pace as before.
@sue090967 It's supposed to be covered by all the equal rights laws. The problem is I think every company interprets this differently...
If you work somewhere that has occupational health then go and see them. Employers are now supposed to take menopause in to consideration although I don't think many do. Especially if you work in a mainly male environment. I do think if you are struggling you need to speak to your line manager or HR as if you have to take time off due to menopause it will already be on your file which should make it slightly easier for you.
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