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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According to the figures, the share of total social benefits spent on paid sick leave was 8.
While employers who don't currently offer paid sick leave might balk at the costs, a substantial body of research suggests paid sick days might effectively pay for themselves by reducing overall rates of absenteeism.
Employees may use paid sick leave to care for themselves or family members.
Among all the 43 police forces across England and Wales, there was a police officer on long-term sick leave for every 52, or 1.
Under the new Los Angeles ordinance, employees generally will begin to accrue paid sick leave on July 1, 2016.
The Labour Law does provide an employer with the right to terminate an employee's service at the end of the twelfth week of sick leave if it is proved by a report issued by a competent physician that the employee is unable to resume employment.
On the state level, Connecticut passed a mandatory sick leave law in 2012, and the movement is gaining momentum, with California, Massachusetts, and Oregon enacting laws in the past two years.
Under the sick leave law, all employers must adopt a written sick leave policy that outlines the company's sick leave benefit.
City council outreach on the topic culminated in a public listening session in November where opponents and advocates packed council chambers to speak about what paid sick leave would mean for them.
A CLINICAL psychologist defrauded the NHS by seeing private patients while being on sick leave with a bad back from her health board job, a jury has been told.
Garden State legislators are considering a bill that would require all New Jersey employers to provide paid sick leave to their workers.
Dubai: A police corporal, who forged a sick leave certificate and submitted it to his superiors to go on vacation, won a suspended imprisonment on grounds of leniency on Wednesday.