Sick leave: this includes the weekend at the Three-day period really? | Career

Who is sick, the need to present, as a rule, after three days, a medical certificate to the employer. The weekend includes actually, in the calculation of the P

Sick leave: this includes the weekend at the Three-day period really? | Career

Who is sick, the need to present, as a rule, after three days, a medical certificate to the employer. The weekend includes actually, in the calculation of the Period?

The flu is hitting currently in Germany again mercilessly. While Infected with a wretched head -, and limb pain around pests, you need to think however because the employer in a timely manner a certificate of incapacity for Work (AU) is required.

in a Timely manner to submission of the certificate of incapacity for Work (AU) thinking

The "yellow ticket" guarantees employees the continued payment of wages in case of illness. Therefore, workers should pay attention, immediately to the employer to confirm (how to do this correctly, you can find here) and in time a Sick note from the doctor. The latter must by law be made after the third day of illness. But be careful: The deadline for the certificate of incapacity for Work can be determined by the employer individually. So some employers may require a medical certificate already from the first or second day of illness - a view in the labor or collective bargaining agreement provides clarity here.

deadline for Sick leave: weekends and holidays count with

Unfortunately, many workers are subject to the mistaken belief that the deadline for Sick leave only working days count. In fact calendar days apply in the calculation of the Period but . Anyone who becomes ill before a weekend, need to calculate Saturday and Sunday during the tax period are included. Public holidays to count, by the way.

Also interesting: Work in spite of Sickness: I Need a healthy case?

What to do if the submission date falls on the weekend?

But what to do if the deadline falls Sick on the weekend? Anyone who is suffering from the disease on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, would have to submit his certificate in theory on Saturday with the employer. In this case, it is sufficient, however, his Sick leave on the following Monday to submit, because must only be working days submitted .

also read: Sick leave: In this case, your boss may assign the certificate back.

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Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 10:34

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