Justified paid leave

Justified paid leave

In the event of justified absence from work, workers shall have the right to sick pay for loss of earnings. This amount shall correspond to the salary subject to AVS that the worker would have received, should he have been working normally without overtime.

Sick pay in the case of justified remunerated absence shall be paidprovided that an uninterrupted employment relationship of over 3 months has preceded the absence or has been concluded for that period of time.

The following shall be regarded as justified absence:

 

a)

 Civil marriage or civil partnership registration

3 days

b)

 Civil marriage or civil partnership registration of workers’ children

1 day

c)

 Birth of the worker’s child

1 day

d)

 Death of a family member (spouse, registered partner, child and parents)

3 days

e)

 Death of a close relative

1 day

f)

 Military recruitment or inspection

½ day

g)

 House move involving the worker’s household provided that the contract is not terminated

1 day

h)

 Legal obligations or public service

subject to agreement