Submitted by Tobias Olliver Haynes on Thursday 19th March 2020
Published on Friday 17th April 2020
Current status: Closed
Closed: Saturday 17th October 2020
To legislate so that Statutory Sick Pay covers the normal wage of the individual
To legislate so that Statutory Sick Pay provides the normal wage of an individual, rather than a blanket minimum figure as is currently the case.
The Coronavirus outbreak has demonstrated clearly that Statutory Sick Pay in its current form is not fit for purpose. Statutory Sick Pay needs to be tailored to each individual case to ensure that employees receive their normal wage when they are ill and so can afford to pay their bills going forward. When people are ill, they should be protected, not penalised.
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