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Annual Leave booked but now off sick?

(7 Posts)
ilove Mon 26-Oct-09 14:05:34

Do I get my AL days back for the time covered by the sick note, or is it at the discretion of the eployer?

Twinsmommy Mon 26-Oct-09 14:55:30

You are entitled for your AL days back, as you were covered by the sick note. NOT employer's discretion. Make sure you ask for them if they don't offer them to you.

flowerybeanbag Mon 26-Oct-09 15:38:18

There was a new ruling only last month which means you ought to be able to claim back your holiday days, but it's entirely likely your employer's policy won't be up to date and they may not know.

Here is a link with the news about the ruling.

ilove Mon 26-Oct-09 16:28:17

Thankyou smile

leedslassy Mon 26-Oct-09 16:30:15

If you have a Human Resources team or an annual leave or sickness absence policy it might be best checking what it says. However if you dont then maybe ACAS website or their helpline could offer advice as to what employment law states.

ilove Fri 06-Nov-09 11:08:46

All sorted...my sick note ran across 7 days of AL I had booked, and I just rang my boss and got them all booked in for December. Result!

paisleyleaf Fri 06-Nov-09 11:10:31

I'm glad I read this, I didn't know that

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