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Sickness Absence During Pregnancy

Sickness Absence

A5.1 If you are off work with a non-pregnancy related illness you will receive any sickness benefits that you are ent...

A5.1 If you are off work with a non-pregnancy related illness you will receive any sickness benefits that you are entitled to be paid up to the point of the notified date of maternity leave then SMP will commence.

A5.2 Any sickness benefit or SSP is paid up to the 4th week before the expected date of confinement. If you continue ...

A5.2 Any sickness benefit or SSP is paid up to the 4th week before the expected date of confinement. If you continue to be off sick after this period you will start Maternity Leave and will be paid SMP. Odd days of pregnancy related illness within the last 4 weeks before EDC may be disregarded and treated as sick leave if you wish to continue working.

Last Updated: 29 June 2016