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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He has been homeless and working tirelessly with his busking for over 10 years out of necessity since losing his sick benefits.
The Insurance Code defines an MBA as 'a non-stock and non-profit organization which is primarily organized for the purpose of paying sick benefits to members, or of furnishing financial support to members while out of employment, or of paying to relatives of deceased members of fixed or any sum of money, irrespective of whether such purpose is carried out by means of fixed dues collected regularly.
Pensions, maternity and sick benefits, as well as unemployment assistance paid by the Social Insurance Fund remain secure until 2080 because this is where the study ends," she said.
Jack does not qualify for sick benefits and cannot get unemployment benefit because I am working fulltime," said Kat, who had to postpone her wedding to Jack because of their financial difficulty.
Dorothy is being supported by her MP Jim Cunningham - who says a wait of nine to 12 months for sick benefits is sadly now the norm rather than the exception because of the benefits cap introduced earlier this year.
Busts included the arrest of 10 people for importing vehicles from the United States without paying excise duties, the arrest of an Economy Ministry employee for illegally obtaining financial aid, an arrest for using false documents to withdraw funds from bank accounts at one of Bulgaria's largest banks, as well as two people arrested for falsifying hospital records to get sick benefits.
My husband had no long-term disability at his work; the sick benefits through unemployment insurance were only for a short term (10 weeks approximately).
Figures made available to The People show that of almost 300,000 people who applied for sick benefits, 200,000 failed the test and were told to get a job.
Electrician Trevor Hill, aged 46, from Dudley, said: "I don't think it will make much difference unless they can stop so many people claiming sick benefits.
In contrast whilst on sick leave and in the absence of any enhanced contractual rights to sick benefits they will be entitled only to statutory sick pay.
Pensions, parental leaves, sick benefits, overtime pay, even the five-day work week were first negotiated by unions prior to being extended to the broader society through legislation or as part of benefit packages offered by non-union employers.