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Sweden Abolishes Unpaid Sick Day

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Sweden Abolishes Unpaid Sick Day
Sweden Abolishes Unpaid Sick Day
Calendar29 March 2019

From 1 Jan 2019, Swedish employers must provide sick pay from an employee’s first day of sickness — unlike the old rules, which made the first day of sick leave unpaid. Sick pay must equal 80% of the employee’s average weekly salary for the first week of absence.

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