Tag Archive: sickness absence

long term sick

Is it discrimination to dismiss an employee on long term sick leave?

An employer discriminates against an employee if it treats the employee unfavourably because of somethingView Article

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Who can sign fit notes?

From 1 July 2022, new regulations are in force that expand the category of peopleView Article

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Fit notes

Coronavirus – what do employers need to know?

Guidance that was previously published here has been updated and can be found via theView Article

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How much holiday can an employee carry over to the next holiday year?

When an employee is unable or unwilling to take their statutory annual leave during theView Article

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warning for sickness absence

Is it discrimination to issue a warning for high levels of sickness absence?

The EAT has considered whether it was discrimination to issue an employee with a warningView Article

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Redundancy following sickness absence was not disability discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has given guidance on the issue of discrimination arising from disabilityView Article

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Disability discrimination redundancy following sickness absence