Returning to work from long-term sick leavePosted in : How do I handle it NI on 18 June 2019
In this months article, Patricia Rooney, Partner in the Employment Team at Tughans, addresses a query regarding payment for employees returning early from sickness absence.
This month’s problem concerns:
“We have an employee who has been on long term sick leave and wishes to return to work. We are concerned about his fitness to return to normal duties and wish to delay their return. Can we do this and, if so, do we need to pay them their normal salary. How do I handle it?”
I see that the employee has been absent on long term sick leave but you have not said whether he is in receipt of SSP only or occupational sick pay. You may already have an Absence/Sickness
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