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Does the contract say anywhere that it is a discretionary payment?
are they paying you SSP?
I agree that this appears to be a breach of contract on their part. Whilst it is entirely possible for an employer top decide that any additional sick pay is payable at their discretion, for this to be enforceable it needs to be stated in the contractual terms. The words ‘discretion’ or something clearly similar must be used. It is not possible for the employer to state that you get enhanced sick pay, state the amount you would get and then try and claim later that this is payable at their discretion when no such condition was mentioned at all. So this can certainly amount to breach of contract and a potentially unlawful deduction from wages, something you can raise with them and take further if necessary.
yes I cannot see how they can claim this is discretionary when clearly there is nothing in the wording to suggest that
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you can just save the webpage and return to it later:http://www.justanswer.co.uk/employment-law/8amiq-employment-contract-states-entitled-four-weeks.html
or just keep the page open on the ipad and acces it later
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