Casual worker sick leave entitilement

Discussion in 'Askaboutlaw' started by Daddy Ireland, 9 Feb 2019.

  1. Daddy Ireland

    Daddy Ireland Frequent Poster

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    My daughter is classed as a weekend casual worker. She has got paid annual leave in the past since taking up the position 4 years ago. It is a seasonal job lasting Oct through to April.
    She has never been sick up until this weekend. She does get paid annual leave. Is she likely to be due sick pay for this weekend i.e should she just let payroll know that she was sick and would not be sending in a time sheet..
     
  2. luckystar

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    There is no entitlement to be paid sick leave. It depends on what is stated in contract
     
  3. Daddy Ireland

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    Thanks. No contract exists so perhaps some employers do and some don't.pay.
     
  4. luckystar

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    Very few pay, especially in retail/hospitality type jobs.
     
  5. Daddy Ireland

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    Thanks luckystar. Sure she will let payroll know just on the off chance.
     
  6. Purple

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    No written contract exists but she does have a contract; it is made up of the laws and regulations governing employment. Written contracts protect the employer, not the employee.
    As stated above thee is no entitlement to sick pay. If her employer doesn't give out written contracts then they almost certainly don't offer paid sick leave.