sick pay
noun Date: 1887 salary or wages paid to an employee while on sick leave

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sick pay — ➔ pay1 * * * sick pay UK US noun [U] HR, WORKPLACE ► money paid to a worker who is not at work because they are ill: »He was off work for three months with no sick pay. »get/receive sick pay »a sick pay scheme …   Financial and business terms

  • sick pay — An employer is obliged under the Social Security Act 1992 to pay Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for the first 28 months of absence if the employee has been incapacitated for four or more working days. Employees self certify for the first seven days of… …   Law dictionary

  • sick pay — sick ,pay noun uncount money that you are given by an employer or the government when you are sick and cannot work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sick pay — sick pay, adj. wages or other compensation received from an employer during an illness. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • sick pay — n [U] money paid by an employer to a worker who is too ill to work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sick pay — sick′ pay n. wages or other compensation received from an employer during an illness • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • sick pay — noun wages paid to an employee who is on sick leave (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑wage, ↑pay, ↑earnings, ↑remuneration, ↑salary * * * sick pay, = sick benefit. (Cf. ↑sick benefit) * * * no …   Useful english dictionary

  • sick pay — N UNCOUNT When you are ill and unable to work, sick pay is the money that you get from your employer instead of your normal wages. ...if they are not eligible for sick pay …   English dictionary

  • sick pay — Pay received by an employee under a wage continuation plan, for time when sickness rendered work by him impossible. 19 Am J2d Corp § 1055 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sick pay — noun Money paid to an employee during his or her sick leave …   Wiktionary

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