Sick Leave: Getting It Right
If an employees been with you for more than 6 months, in most cases you must give them sick leave.
Employees can take sick leave if they are sick or injured, or to look after their partner or another dependant person who is sick or injured. This could be a husband or wife, partner, child, or anyone else who relies on them, eg an elderly relative.
Learn more about who can take sick leave, rolling over unused sick leave, and medical certificates in the full article here.