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  • Self-certified sickness absence »

    As an employee, you are entitled to self-declared sick leave, i.e. to notify your employer that you are unable to work due to illness without having to present a medical certificate. The main rule ...

  • Sick leave »

    If you are sick longer than the time allowed by the self-declaration, you must get in touch with your doctor in order to get a medical certificate. If the doctor regards sick leave necessary, he/sh...

  • Sickness benefit »

    Loss of income due to illness may entitle you to sickness benefit. The condition is that you have been employed for at least four weeks before sick leave begins. Your are entitled to sickness benef...

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