Definition of Sickness benefit
1. Noun. Money paid (by the government) to someone who is too ill to work.
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
Generic synonyms: Benefit
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sickness Benefit
Literary usage of Sickness benefit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"sickness benefit Standard Rates of Benefit.—Same as for unemployment benefit. Normal Contribution Conditions.—Same as for unemployment benefit, ..."
2. Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to by Edward Potts Cheyney (1922)
"This is a continuation of sickness benefit at the lower rate of 5 s. per week ... A compulsorily insured woman receives it in addition to sickness benefit, ..."
3. Poverty and Dependency: Their Relief and Prevention by John Lewis Gillin (1921)
"No sickness benefit is available until the person has been insured 26 weeks and paid 26 contributions. Benefit begins on the fourth day of incapacity, ..."
4. Insurance, a Practical Exposition for the Student and Business Man by Thomas Emley Young (1920)
"(c) sickness benefit whilst rendered incapable of work by some specific disease or by bodily or mental disablement. It is at present a payment of Ios. per ..."
5. A Critical Analysis of Industrial Pension Systems by Luther Conant (1922)
"sickness benefit Inadvisable Some pension systems also provide sickness benefits and benefits to widows or dependent children. The weight of argument is, ..."
6. Oecd Economic Surveys: Norway 2007 by Oecd (2007)
"... NIA pays sickness benefit 6 weeks Follow-up plan by the employer and the employee with support from Workplace Centres; control by the Labour Inspection ..."
7. National Insurance by Arthur Strettell Comyns Carr, William Hubert Stuart Garnett, James Henry Taylor, Great Britain (1913)
"(1) sickness benefit means periodical payments during illness commencing on the fourth day, and continuing for not more than 26 weeks, but no member shall ..."
8. Bradbury's Workmen's Compensation and State Insurance Law by Harry Bower Bradbury (1914)
"(5) Where an insured person, having been in receipt of sickness benefit, recovers from the disease or disablement in respect of which he receives such ..."