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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The sick leave ordinance was scheduled to go into effect on Oct.
During annual or sick leave, the employee may not work for another employer.
According to the figures, the share of total social benefits spent on paid sick leave was 8.5 per cent in Cyprus, more than double the EU average, which stood at 3.6 per cent.
* Employees may use paid sick leave to care for themselves or family members.
The highest rate was recorded in 2016, when 3.8%, or one officer for every 26, was absent due to long-term sick leave.
At state and municipal government employers with fewer than 50 employees, the percentage with access to paid sick leave soared to 87% this year, from 74%.
Workers such as security guards who do not have paid sick leave are at risk for missing important preventive care.
The authors examined Germany, a country with one of the most generous sick leave systems in the world.
These come as California's workforce statewide basically has gotten a minimum of three paid days of sick leave per year.
Summary: Employers may be getting confused over local sick leave ordinances that exceed state standards.
This article aims to provide a brief overview of the key provisions regulating sick leave in the State of Qatar.