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26/03/2008 18:20:22
Re: Prolonged Illness

Do the Employment Act cover prolonged illness leave? What is the standard for prolonged illness?

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KL Siew
26/03/2008 20:03:54
There is no provision for prolonged illness in the Employment Act. It depends on the policy and practice of individual company. Some well established companies do provide such benefit like an employee may be entitled to prolonged illness for a certain period like for certain number of months with full pay, certain number of months with half and certain number of months with no pay.

I think SOCSO is the right place for you to consult especially about "medically boarding out" of employees.
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27/03/2008 09:53:48
Thank you very much.
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