28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Being ill can reduce holiday entitlement

28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon
A lengthy work disability raises the issue of reduced holiday entitlement. Labor law allows employers to reduce the length of their employees' holiday time under certain conditions... 

The purpose of holidays is to allow the employee to rest. In case of illness or long term absence, the employee is less tired. To what extent can the employer reduce the employee's vacation time?

 This article develops the following topics:

  • minimum duration of vacation
  • reduction of vacation entitlement
  • faulty absence
  • faultless impediment to work
  • pregnancy and maternity

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