Hospitalisation & Sick Leave (Sick leave in special situations (During…
Hospitalisation & Sick Leave
You have served your employer for at least 3 months.
You have informed or tried to inform your employer within 48 hours of your absence.
Your sick leave is certified by the company’s doctor, company-approved doctor or a government doctor (including doctors and dentists from approved public medical institutions).
The number of days of paid sick leave you are entitled to depends on your period of service, up to 14 days for outpatient non-hospitalisation leave and 60 days for hospitalisation leave.
The 60 days of hospitalisation leave includes the 14 days outpatient sick leave entitlement.
If you have worked for 6 months or more, you will get the full entitlement. Your sick leave should not be pro-rated.
Sick leave in special situations
During non working days, holidays and annual leave
During a half working day
While serving notice
MCs from a private or overseas doctor
If you run out of sick leave
If you are unfit to work
Medical reimbursements and salary during sick leave
If you take paid sick leave, your employer needs to reimburse you for medical consultation fees and pay your salary.
Your employer must bear the cost of your medical consultation fee.
Your reimbursement for other medical costs, such as medication, will depend on the medical benefits in your employment contract or the company’s collective agreement with its union.
If you fall sick during public holidays, annual leave, rest days or non-working days, you’ll be able to claim reimbursement for medical consultation fees.
you have worked for at least 3 months
Salary during sick leave
If you are on paid outpatient sick leave, your employer has to pay you at your gross rate of pay, excluding any shift allowance.
If you are on paid hospitalisation leave, your employer has to pay you at your gross rate of pay.