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English definition of “Statutory Sick Pay”

Statutory Sick Pay

noun [U]     ( abbreviation SSP) LAW, HR, WORKPLACE
money that an employer must by law pay to an employee who is unable to work because of illness: To qualify for Statutory Sick Pay, you need a certificate after seven consecutive days' illness.
(Definition of Statutory Sick Pay noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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