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Hi am I entitled to sick pay if I am on notice, or notice of

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Hi am I entitled to sick pay if I am on notice, or notice of redundancy
taratill :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I am happy to help you today. Are you asking about SSP or company sick pay?

Customer: If you could cover both, I would assume that I get SSP but not sure
taratill :

How long have you worked there for?

Customer: 5 years
taratill :

Ok thanks, ***** ***** contract states otherwise you should be paid full sick pay in all circumstances. If you are not then it will be a breach of contract and you would be able to bring a claim in the Employment Tribunal on the basis that it amounts to an unlawful deduction from wages.

taratill :

You are, in any event, entitled to SSP during a notice period regardless of the position with contractual sickpay.

taratill :

If you have any further questions about this please do ask.

Customer: My contract says sick pay is not payable for employees currently working their notice so does this include me if I am on my five weeks redundancy notice period?
taratill :

Yes if the contract states that it is not payable during notice then the employer will not be obliged to pay it unfortunately. It is a bit mean of them if you are on notice of redundancy though!

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