Definitions for sick leave

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  1. sick leave(noun)

    a leave of absence from work because of illness

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sick leave(Noun)

    Paid absence from work specifically to recover from illness.

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  1. Sick leave

    Sick leave is time off from work that workers can use during periods of temporary illness to stay home and address their health and safety needs without losing pay. Some workplaces offer paid sick time as a matter of workplace policy, and in few jurisdictions it is codified into law. Currently, states around the United States are considering legislation that would require access to paid sick days for workers.

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  1. Sick Leave

    An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)

Translations for sick leave

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  • Arbeitsunfähigkeit, KrankenstandGerman
  • αναρρωτική άδειαGreek
  • incapacidad temporal, baja médicaSpanish
  • sairauslomaFinnish
  • отпуск по болезниRussian
  • istirahat, izni, izinTurkish

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