sick leave

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Words related to sick leave

a leave of absence from work because of illness

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3 Carer's Leave to be made into law so carers can ask employers for discretionary time off work
In 1995, the second part of the decision combined sick leave and bereavement leave into a single personal and carer's leave provision and set an annual limit of five days paid carer's leave that could be accumulated from one year to the next (Queensland University of Technology 1999).
Today the Mirror, along with the charity Carers UK, is calling for Carer's Leave to be made law.
An employee may take paid personal/ carer's leave if they are unfit for work because of their own personal illness/injury or to provide care or support to a member of their immediate family or household, because of a personal illness, injury or unexpected emergency affecting the member.
In late June, the Public Health System Award was varied to include a clause added to the Nurses' Award 2010 that nurses and midwives can use their family and carer's leave and sick leave entitlements for matters relating to family violence, and if they have exhausted these entitlements they will be able to access an additional five paid days per year.
If your mother-in-law is a member of your household you can access personal carer's leave for this purpose under this clause.
8% of businesses offer paid maternity or primary carer's leave to employees.