A sick leave is an official document confirming the temporary disability of an employee and his release from performing his duties in accordance with a previously concluded employment contract. Simply put, this is the paper you need to go on sick leave with a guarantee of returning to your previous workplace.
The reasons for issuing a sick leave can be various types of injuries, seasonal or chronic diseases, deterioration of the child's health and much more.
The sick leave is drawn up and issued in accordance with the current legislation of Russia, in accordance with paragraph 5 of Article 13 of the Federal Law of December 29, 2006 No. 255-FZ. According to article 7 of the above-mentioned law, the amount of sick leave compensation is calculated based on the employee's average salary for the last two years and his insurance record. Let us clarify that the duration of the insurance period has a direct effect on the amount of payments for temporary disability, and in the case of sick leave due to a child's illness, it also depends on a number of circumstances, conditions of treatment, the nature of the illness, age and others.
The terms of payment for sick leave are also regulated by law. In the accounting department, they are obliged to pay the sick leave within the timeframes for payment of wages or advance payments established at the enterprise. On the next of these two dates, the employee receives appropriate compensation and returns to his workplace. In case of violation of the above terms or groundless refusals of the employer to issue a sick leave, you should contact the labor inspectorate or the prosecutor's office.
The main thing to remember in this situation is that getting a sick leave is a legal right to restore the normal state of your body. Only a careful attitude to health can guarantee you high work efficiency, increased work capacity and a long life.