sick leave

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sick leave

n.
Paid or unpaid absence from work allowed an employee because of sickness.

sick leave

Leave from duty granted to an officer to recover from sickness or injury, or to receive authorised medical treatment (except hospitalisation).
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5 per cent rise that would increase basic rates to pounds 26,000 as unacceptable because of reductions in public holidays and sickness pay.
Tricking the Government out of a few grand in sickness pay is wrong, but it's nothing compared to the staggering pounds 4.
Standard rate drivers will see the level and terms of sickness pay increase.
5 per cent while agreeing to extend the level and terms of sickness pay for standard rate employees.
Mutualism is a response to the inadequacy of what an economist would call 'public goods'- goods such as health care or sickness pay, which are of benefit to society as a whole but which people as individuals are unlikely to invest in sufficiently beforehand, and are too expensive for them to afford when they are in need.
At a hearing of the independent conduct and competence committee panel for the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in London, Mushava admitted deception by fraudulently claiming sickness pay.
n A review of nationally agreed car allowances, annual leave, sickness pay and leave, and maternity and paternity pay and leave.
20 statutory sickness pay - a far cry from his average pounds 330 a week - but he had insurance.
I wonder if the public are aware that hospital Trusts employ bank nurses who do not receive holiday pay or sickness pay, yet the taxpayers' money is spent in this ridiculous manner.
We also oppose Labour's plans to cut 1,000 more council jobs and to alter employment terms, such as holiday and sickness pay, of those who remain.
The three things we're trying to resolve is the changes to sickness pay, that's a nationally agreed term and condition and right at the start of negotiations we made that clear.
He said she found herself in financial difficulties after her husband was injured at work and on sickness pay.