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sick benefit Line breaks: sick bene|fit

Definition of sick benefit in English:


Short for sickness benefit.
Example sentences
  • On January 31, the judge approved cuts in wages and sick benefits effective February 1 through May 31 for the company's mechanics and cleaners.
  • Meanwhile, 150 technicians, members of CWA Local 3673 in western North Carolina, continue their walkout against excessive forced overtime and Verizon's demands for give-backs in family and sick benefits.
  • Black women had significant leadership roles in thousands of lodges in cities ranging from New Orleans to New York that dispensed vast amounts of sick benefits, many continuously for decades.

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