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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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Clr James Baker, the Lib Dem deputy, said they would not proceed with the cut to sick pay as the meeting broke up for leaders' talks.
The conversion of sick pay and vacation time to take-home pay is also problematic, regardless of whether Richardson overdrew her account.
By taking out an income insurance plan, an employer turns a potential unbudgeted loss into a fixed monthly cost--this means that, for a set amount a month, the possibility of a business paying out unscheduled sick pay for an unknown period of time is eliminated.
uk are keen to point out that there is an alternative to statutory sick pay in the form of income protection insurance.
The scrapping of the Agricultural Wages Board means farmers could deny their labourers pounds 260 a week sick pay, dock three days' annual holiday and give them only the pounds 5.
Unison said it was "angry and frustrated" after discovering that many contracted-out catering and cleaning workers in schools and hospitals were denied sick pay, even if they were on the minimum wage.
Delcy-Arm Selymes, executive director of CNIB's Manitoba-Saskatchewan region, said the organization simply wants to bring the sick pay plan into step with the plans of other CNIB workers across Canada, most of whom do not belong to a union.
My employer refused to pay me contractual sick pay on top.
Sick pay has been debated recently in several economies, including the US, Germany and Sweden.
At least 12 states have considered sick pay legislation this year.
She continued receiving more than $2,300 a week while on paid leave, claiming 232 days of sick pay, 69 days of vacation and four days of personal leave until she retired, records show.