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sick pay

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Conditions of employment
sick payˈsick pay noun [uncountable]  BECmoney paid by an employer to a worker who is too ill to work
Examples from the Corpus
sick payThe terms of any company sick pay scheme also need to be considered.Of course, employers' sick pay does not go on indefinitely.A key element of the package was a reduction in guaranteed sick pay.Thus, one could consider such factors as hours, sick pay, pension schemes and holiday entitlements.Kohl wanted to reduce sick pay to 80 percent of wages.One feature of the absence screens is that sick pay and absence entitlements are displayed.I remember when sick pay and conditions were added and when, under the wages councils, wage rates were raised.
From Longman Business Dictionarysick payˈsick payHUMAN RESOURCES money employers pay to workers who are not well enough to workthe likelihood of some cut in sick pay pay
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