Local Government Election 2022 Results

The count for the election will take place at West Lothian College on Friday 6 May 2022. The results will be made available using the link above.

Terms and Conditions of Employment (Sickness Absence & Industrial Injury Allowance)

On this page you will find details of the entitlements to sickness and industrial injury allowance. In all cases the entitlement to industrial injury allowance is entirely separate to sickness allowance but entitlement is calculated in the same manner.

In order to qualify for sickness or industrial injury allowance employees must follow the notification and certification requirements outlined in the

Please note that these entitlements vary across different staff groups so please ensure you are referring to the correct information for your staff group.

Craft Operatives (see Terms and Conditions of Employment (General) for information on which posts are within the group)

Your entitlement to sickness allowance will depend on length of continuous local authority service as detailed in your Written Statement of Particulars as follows:

Continuous service on 1st day of absence                   

Full salary                

Half salary            

Less than 1 year

5 weeks

5 weeks

1 year but less than 2 years

9 weeks

9 weeks

2 years but less than 3 years

18 weeks

18 weeks

3 years but less than 5 years

22 weeks

22 weeks

5 years and over

26 weeks

26 weeks

The above is inclusive of any Statutory Sick Pay to which you may be entitled. Should you qualify for National Insurance Benefit including Dependants' Allowance, this will be deducted from full sick pay. Where half pay plus Statutory Sick Pay or any National Insurance Benefit, including Dependants' Allowance to which you are entitled exceeds your normal pay, the amount in excess will be deducted from the half pay allowance.

Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers (see Terms and Conditions of Employment (General) for information on which posts are within the group)

Your entitlement to sickness allowance will depend on length of continuous local authority service as detailed in your Written Statement of Particulars as follows

Continuous service on 1st day of absence                       

Full salary               

Half salary            

Less than 18 weeks

Nil

Nil

18 weeks but less than 1 year

1 month

1 month

1 year but less than 2 years

2 months

2 months

2 years but less than 3 years

4 months

4 months

3 years but less than 5 years

5 months

5 months

5 years or more

6 months

6 months

The above is inclusive of any Statutory Sick Pay to which you may be entitled. Should you qualify for National Insurance Benefit including Dependants' Allowance, this will be deducted from full sick pay.  Where half pay plus Statutory Sick Pay or any National Insurance Benefit, including Dependants' Allowance to which you are entitled exceeds your normal pay, the amount in excess will be deducted from the half pay allowance.

Scottish Joint Council (see Terms and Conditions of Employment (General) for information on which posts are within the group)

Your entitlement to sickness allowance will depend on length of continuous local authority service as detailed in your Written Statement of Particulars as follows:

Continuous Service on 1st day of absence                    

Full salary           

Half salary         

Less than 26 weeks

Nil

Nil

26 weeks or more but less than 1 year

5 weeks

5 weeks

1 year but less than 2 years

9 weeks

9 weeks

2 years but less than 3 years

18 weeks

18 weeks

3 years but less than 5 years

22 weeks

22 weeks

5 years and over

26 weeks

26 weeks

The above is inclusive of any Statutory Sick Pay to which you may be entitled. Should you qualify for National Insurance Benefit including Dependants' Allowance, this will be deducted from full sick pay. Where half pay plus Statutory Sick Pay or any National Insurance Benefit, including Dependants' Allowance to which you are entitled exceeds your normal pay, the amount in excess will be deducted from the half pay allowance.

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