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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If the employer is savvy, the policy will probably indicate that personal leave needs to be scheduled in advance, and that administration has the right to modify leave policies, if it notifies employees in advance.
The employee may elect or the employer may require that accrued paid vacation leave, personal leave, family leave, or medical or sick leave be substituted for any part of the 12-week period of leave guaranteed by the FMLA.
In addition, companies need to provide competitive personal leave and vacation benefits, and remember to recognize and reward employees for their accomplishments and contributions.
The FTB announced tax benefits for businesses and employees who contribute the cash value of their vacation, sick leave or personal leave time to Hurricane Katrina relief before Jan.
An NIH review, which was reported to the Energy and Commerce Committee, cleared 37 of the scientists but found that 44 had violated one or more of the NIH rules, including reporting income on financial disclosure forms, taking personal leave to do private work, and seeking prior approval for consulting arrangements.
An NIH review, which was reported to the Energy and Commerce Committee, cleared 37 of the scientists but found that 44 had violated one or more of the NIH rules including reporting income on financial disclosure forms, taking personal leave to do private work, and seeking prior approval for consulting arrangements.
Even Bolton's colleagues at the State Department eagerly supported his promotion-"the sooner the better"--and many even offered to use personal leave to help him pack.
Does the individual receive benefits that other employees receive, e.g., vacation, personal leave, health, pension, business/travel expenses?
The report recalls the "bad impression left by the award of a Euro 23 million contract to the ASCII consortium in 2002, given that it profited a Commission spokesman then on personal leave".
Ask about payouts for accrued vacation, sick days or personal leave. If applicable, find out about rollover deadlines for retirement plans.