What are the rights and obligations of an employee in the case of illness?
Wages in the case of illness If an employee is unable to work due to illness, then in the first year of being ill, the employee is entitled to 70% of his salary and at least the minimum wage. In the second year of being ill, the employee is entitled to at least 70% of his salary. The employer is not obliged to meet the minimum wage during the second year of illness. This does not apply to people who receive sick pay from the UWV or those who are temporary agency workers. Employees on temporary contracts are entitled to pay until the end date of the temporary employment contract. If the employee does not [...]