Calculation of sickness absence


Calculation of Sick Absence Period Weekends and public and privilege holidays

In calculating any sick absence, Saturdays, Sundays (or 2 rest days in the 5 from 7 arrangement) public and privilege holidays should be treated as follows:

  • those occurring within a period of sick absence should be included and reckoned as part of the absence (payment for these days should be only that to which the member of employees is entitled under the sick absence rules and not ordinary pay) and
  • those occurring at the beginning, or at the end, of a period of sick absence should not be included or reckoned