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11:00 May 29, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Sick Leave
es parte de un contrato de trabajo

Necesito también traducir:
Maternity Leave
Leave of Absence
Tardiness and Absenteeism

Summary of answers provided
Sarah Brenchley
nasick leaveRosemary Schmid
naver abajo
Victòria Peñafiel Mengual



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Sick leave - baja por enfermedad

Maternity leave - baja por maternidad

Leave of absence - licencia sin sueldo; permiso para absentarse (versus "absence without leave = incomparecencia no justificada)

Tardiness and Absenteeism - impuntualidad (?) y absentismo (laboral)

Victòria Peñafiel Mengual
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6 days
sick leave

Preston, I'm assuming that you are trying to differentiate in your mind among these various reasons to note that someone is not at work. SICK LEAVE is absence because the employee has a "long" illness, surgery followed by recovery, for example. A SICK DAY or two, in contrast, is absence because the employee has the flu or some other short illness. MATERNITY LEAVE is an arrangement with the employer for the employee to be absent for a stated period of time before and after a baby is born. There is also PATERNITY LEAVE in some companies, for the father. LEAVE OF ABSENCE is permission from the employer to be absent for any reason agreeable to the employer. This leave may be with or without pay, but it often means the employee keeps benefits and of course keeps the job.
TARDINESS means being late in arriving for work. ABSENTEEISM means being absent more than reasonable or being absent without sufficient explanation. Hope these differentiations help. Rosemary Schmid, Charlotte, NC USA

Rosemary Schmid
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Sick Leave - permiso, licencia (AmL), baja (Esp) por enfermedad
Maternity Leave - permiso por maternidad
Leave of Absence - permiso, licencia (AmL), excedencia (Esp)
Tardiness - tardanza, retraso, demora
(or in the case of employees: continuas llegadas tarde)
Absenteeism - ausentismo or absentismo (Esp)

Hope it helps.
Good luck.

Sarah Brenchley
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