Employment: The correct diagnosis
The decision to terminate the employment of a sick employee can be a legal minefield
Terminating the employment of a sick employee is one of the hardest decisions for an employer to make. There are a number of complex legal factors to consider: whether the employer has reached a point where it can fairly terminate employment on capability grounds, whether the employee is disabled and, once the decision has been made, whether a notice payment or accrued holiday payment is due.
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