sick benefit


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Noun1.sick benefit - money paid (by the government) to someone who is too ill to work
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
benefit - financial assistance in time of need
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Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church and Cemetery in Ozema in the RM of Hamilton, the 'Sioux Indian Graveyard' in Portage la Prairie, used for First Nations burials from 1871 to 1959, and the lovely Hebrew Sick Benefit Society site on McPhillips in Winnipeg.
In addition, sales are driven by current lifestyles of Czechs, when many people refuse to stay at home when they are ill with common colds and influenza and prefer self-medication to visiting a doctor (unwillingness to stay home can be partially attributed to the fact, that sick benefit is paid only from the fourth day of illness (in the case of freelancers even from the 22nd day) and is significantly lower than regular earnings, which poses a relatively appreciable reduction of monthly income).
But at a time when she should be recuperating, Dorothy has been plagued with money worries, growing increasingly frustrated by a year-long wait for her sick benefit to come through.
In addition Murphy believes there is a sick benefit in that the intern brings a fresh set of eyes that can provide suggestions on new and innovation ways of doing old processes.
One woman with the condition is surviving on sick benefit of just EUR188 a week and says there is no way she can afford to buy the gluten-free products she needs to stop her becoming violently ill.
Companies with sickness funds were acutely aware that a sick benefit nearly as valuable as an entire pay packet offered a powerful incentive to take extra time off (NICB, 1923, pp.
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Tests have revealed that 78 pc of Brits who applied for a new sick benefit were fit to work.
Membership in the club made one eligible to purchase sick benefit insurance at a group rate, a financial benefit that had been popular in the past, but was seeing diminishing participation as most club members by that time had jobs with paid sick days and healthcare benefits.
He reminds us of the everyday life of the newcomer, and of the role played in that life by the sick benefit society, by the night school, by the unique Jewish bookstores, by the Yiddish newspaper and theatre, by the synagogue, and by the trade unions.
The immigrant shul reflected this influence in its promotion of schools, free loan and sick benefit societies, and youth organizations alongside traditional services and study groups.
They were evicted from their Llanrumney home in January after Mr Murphy, 29, was signed off sick benefit from his job at a bakery and they fell behind with the rent.