How should employers handle long-term sick leave and holiday?

Mayhew, Lisa; Smith, Natalie
January 2010
People Management;1/28/2010, p29
The article presents questions and answers related to long-term employee sick leaves and holidays including a question on whether or not employees accrue holiday benefits on sick leave, how to terminate employment during long-term sick leaves and whether or not employers can compel employees to take a holiday pay while on sick leave.


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