Eligibility for a sick leave (paid and unpaid)
An employee is entitled to a sick leave of not more than 90 days per year, only after the end of probationary period. The 90 days’ sick leave can be continuous or intermittent, and the salary is paid as follows:
- full pay for the first 15 days
- half pay for the next 30 days
- ·no pay for the rest 45 days.
However, during the probationary period, the employee may get a sick leave without pay, subject to the approval of the employer and based on a medical report issued by the medical entity that stipulates the necessity of the leave.
Note: The above provisions are subject to conditions and do not apply to sick leave because of occupational illness.