Contracting a contagious disease in the course of a teacher’s employment – Employment Law Blog

Posted May 31st, 2013 in appeals, employment, employment tribunals, health, news, sick leave, teachers by sally

“The Burgundy Book (the Conditions of Service for School Teachers in England and Wales) provides that a teacher is entitled to full pay where her ‘absence was due to an infectious or contagious illness contracted directly in the course of the teacher’s employment’, and that ‘such absence was not be reckoned against the teacher’s entitlement to sick leave’.”

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Employment Law Blog, 30th May 2013