Dealing with Long-term Sickness Absence – How Do I Handle It?Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 20 April 2021
For April 2021, we have asked the employment team at Tughans to provide practical answers to unusual, sensitive or complex work-related queries. We call this feature “How do I handle it?”
The articles are aimed at HR professionals and other managers who may need to deal from time to time with the less common place disputes at work; issues that may, if handled incorrectly, lead to claims of discrimination or constructive dismissal or some other serious difficulty.
I am a Human Resource Manager and one of our employees has been off on long-term sickness absence. They are about to exhaust their 28 weeks’ Statutory Sick Pay. The Company does not offer occupational sick pay. What do I do now and
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