Sick pay

(7 Posts)
AllDirections Fri 22-Nov-13 19:29:26

I do hourly paid work for my local council. This is my only work. I've worked for them for about 9 years and for the last 6 years I've earned between £8,000 and £17,000. If I took time off sick would I be entitled to company sick pay or would I have to claim SSP?

And if I am entitled to company sick pay, how would they calculate this? I earn different amounts each month.

I'm employed by this council, I'm not self employed. I don't have a contract.

Talkinpeace Sat 23-Nov-13 15:24:39

it depends on your contract
if you do not have a contract they are breaking the law
go and talk to the HR department
your terms will be as per the standard for your post

AllDirections Sat 23-Nov-13 16:47:37

Thanks Talkinpeace

I definitely don't have a contract and HR won't be forthcoming (or even have the correct knowledge) about any rights that I might have. I just thought that if I knew my rights I'd find it easier to insist on them.

Talkinpeace Sat 23-Nov-13 21:26:21

OP Message me

I'm a bit of a local government compliance wonk
tell me the council and roughly what you do : I wont spill, its CPD for me

I'll find the links you need

AllDirections Mon 25-Nov-13 11:20:17

Thanks Talkin I'll pm you later when I'm on thr laptop.

VegasIsBest Mon 25-Nov-13 11:27:20

Also think about joining the Union who can provide good advice and support.

Talkinpeace Mon 25-Nov-13 11:52:33

Vegasisbest
Unions vary greatly in their quality. Some of them make mountains out of molehills
and some occupations are not, never have been and never will be unionised.

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