sick leave

NOUN
  1. a leave of absence from work because of illness
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How To Use sick leave In A Sentence

  • I have been on sick leave for seven months with depression.
  • However, a significant minority were suddenly listed as "unassigned" or on "sick leave" for a period of time, then returned to ministry, then removed, then returned. Excerpt: The Sins of the Fathers
  • In New South Wales, Australia, prison bosses had modified rostered activities, duties and shifts which were historically prone to higher levels of sick leave.
  • John explained away his unfinished task by showing his boss a certificate for sick leave.
  • Most people work fewer than 250 days a year after the deduction of weekends, holidays, vacations, and sick leave.
  • Sick leave is a privilege to assure the employee some continuity of compensation in times of illness or incapacity. Christianity Today
  • A worker was docked sick pay for playing golf while on sick leave.
  • At the end of last year, 185 employees were on long-term sick leave, classified as an absence of one calendar month or longer.
  • This resistance could include workplace go-slows, mass sick leaves, industrial and military sabotage, and the non-payment of rents and taxes.
  • Becoming self-employed meant giving up a secure salary, together with sick leave and long vacation time.
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