Contract clause on deductions from wages for unauthorised absence

Author: Tim Russell and Lynda Macdonald

When to use this deductions from wages contract clause

Use this contract clause in the contract of employment to allow deductions from pay for absence without authorisation.

Clause wording

The payment of occupational sick pay is dependent upon you complying with all the rules of the Employer's sick pay scheme including the rules concerning the notification of your absence to your supervisor by [time] on the first day of absence from work.