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Ben. If the company fire me the contract say I have 15 days
Hi Ben jones. If the company fire me the contract say I have 15 days notice, but i am sick with sick note, then can they pay me the holidays now I am fire or they have to pay me when I will be healthy… read more
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I booked my holiday in June 2015 to fly in July 2016 however
I booked my holiday in June 2015 to fly in July 2016 however 2 weeks ago I fell down some stairs and have hurt my tail bone hospital says will take at 3 to 4 weeks to heal I have a sick note which end… read more
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Kasare, I am employed as a train driver in London, and
Hi Kasare, I am employed as a train driver in London, and unfortunately dislocated my shoulder whilst decorating my house. I was admitted to A&E to have the shoulder relocated and was given a course o… read more
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I am working as a patient support assistent(porter)in UCHL
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hello my friend was on sick leave (unpaid) for 8 weeks continuously
hello my friend was on sick leave (unpaid) for 8 weeks continuously due to leg muscle strain. After she came back to work, was informed that she has only 1 day of annual leave left to use and she is s… read more
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On 27th June 2012 I went home from work after breaking down,
On 27th June 2012 I went home from work after breaking down, I seen my Dr immediately and he signed me off with stress. I informed my HR and Manager by email and phone ( no reply) During the first 2 w… read more
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I have taken time off from work due to work related stress
I have taken time off from work due to work related stress due to ongoing issues with my supervisor, and very unfair performance review that has been done on me. There was always one or other kind of … read more
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I am off sick for past couple of weeks of back pain. I have
I am off sick for past couple of weeks of back pain. I have sent my sick note to work that will expire on wednesday the 7th March. I am still not fit to go to work. At the mean time I have been inform… read more
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my 17 year old daughter, an A level studant has a part time
my 17 year old daughter, an A level studant has a part time job working in Marks and Spencers.She has been called for a disciplinary hearing for 2 reasons: 1: she reported to work at 11 assuming she h… read more
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I HAVE AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS CLAIMING SSP FOR DEPRESSION. HE HAS
I HAVE AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS CLAIMING SSP FOR DEPRESSION. HE HAS BEEN OFF WORK SINCE 1ST WEEK IN AUGUST AND STARTED PROVIDING US WITH DOCTORS NOTE SINCE SEPTEMBER. JUST NEED TO KNOW IF THIS IS ALLOWED. H… read more
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A female employee is off on long-term sick leave. She had
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Hello My name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a query about returning
Hello My name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a query about returning to work after a period of sick leave. I work for the prison service and I have been off work since May with stress and depression. I have a … read more
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Hi I have been working through an employment agency since
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I have worked for my employer for three years,i work monday
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