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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.
59 in sickness pay from the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust between November 2005 and February 2006, while she worked on 17 occasions as an agency nurse.
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.
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.
5 per cent whilst agreeing to extend the level and terms of sickness pay for standard rate employees, it was revealed today.
Current EU rules, agreed in 1992, set minimum maternity leave at 14 weeks, with pay for the duration to be no lower than sickness pay in the member state concerned.
The current minimum EU requirement, agreed in 1992, minimum maternity leave is set at 14 weeks, with pay for the duration to be no lower than sickness pay in the member state concerned.
Staff at the factory, which makes aeroplane parts, say sickness pay was reduced and a number of redundancies made in 2009 which the union says resulted in savings of pounds 1.
They are accused of ``breac hing human rights,illegal deductions from wages,failure to pay the minimum wage or sickness pay, tax fraud,human trafficking, smuggling and the supply of drugs''.
Thousands of self-employed and contract workers don't qualify for sickness pay via their jobs, and even some workers in full-time jobs could find themselves having to rely on the DSS.
In the past, that was all trained nurses were being offered, with no holiday or sickness pay.
As part of the relocation package their bridge toll will only be met for two years and their certificated sickness pay will be drastically reduced.