Essential HR

Tag: unpaid sick leave

Should you go to work when sick?

Why do some people still go to work while they are sick, even if they risk spreading their germs and making others sick? The answer may be obvious if the sick leave would be unpaid; but you can do things to help your team to avoid this practice.

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Are sick employees giving you a headache?

Are you at your wit's end with sick employees? You aren't alone. Here is a recap of what steps you can take when dealing with the forever errant or sickly employee.

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No Work No Pay - can you do this?

It may be the weather; it may be unplanned absence, or it may simply be a lack of customers.  If you wish to be able to not pay staff for time when they aren't needed you need to get your Agreements and processes right.

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Payment for Annual Leave – many employers either underpay or under-accrue. Do you get it right?

The Holidays Act specifies that Annual Leave must be paid out at the greater of "ordinary weekly pay" and "average weekly pay".

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