Sickness management

When dealing with the management of sickness absence and ill health, councils have to balance the needs of the individual with the needs of the organisation.


When dealing with the management of sickness absence and ill health, councils have to balance the needs of the individual with the needs of the organisation and consider the requirements of:

  • employment law
  • disability discrimination legislation
  • the rules of the relevant pension scheme.

See our Employment Relations topics and e-guides for further information.