sick pay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “sick pay” in the English Dictionary

"sick pay" in British English

See all translations

sick paynoun [U]

uk   us  
money given by an ​employer to someone who cannot ​work because of ​illness
(Definition of sick pay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sick pay" in Business English

See all translations

sick paynoun [U]

uk   us   HR, WORKPLACE
moneypaid to a ​worker who is not at ​work because they are ill: He was off ​work for three months with no ​sickpay. get/receive ​sickpay a sickpayscheme
(Definition of sick pay from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sick pay”
in Chinese (Simplified) (雇主发放的)疾病津贴…
in Chinese (Traditional) (僱主發放的)病假津貼…
What is the pronunciation of sick pay?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “sick pay”

Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More