sick leave

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sick leave

n.
Paid or unpaid absence from work allowed an employee because of sickness.
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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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Most agreements provide for unpaid carer's leave and provide for some form of leave conversion and Priceline allows for three days' paid carer's leave.
Carer's leave with conversion clauses as per award.
Since 1996 some family-friendly provisions were mandated throughout all industry awards, with unpaid parental and personal carer's leave as a minimum.
In the years just prior to the 1994 Parental Leave Test Case a range of family-friendly provisions were introduced into retail awards and agreements, including extended unpaid maternity leave, limited paid family and carer's leave, paid prenatal leave (usually as part of paid sick leave), and the right to return to work part-time after maternity leave (personal communication from Therese Bryant, Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association).
But campaigners say Carer's Leave would allow time for planned events such as hospital visits.
If your mother-in-law is a member of your household you can access personal carer's leave for this purpose under this clause.
A survey of 2,320 businesses and organisations show that 50.8% of businesses offer paid maternity or primary carer's leave to employees.