sick day

noun

Definition of sick day

: a paid day of sick leave

Examples of sick day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In other words, for some people Covid did away with the sick day instead of reinforcing it. New York Times, 13 June 2022 The pandemic might have killed the sick day, but the mental-health day is thriving. Alex Janin, WSJ, 11 May 2022 For Americans working from home, the latest coronavirus variant has meant the end of the sick day. WSJ, 14 Jan. 2022 Nearly 80% of all private sector workers get at least one paid sick day, according to a national compensation survey of employee benefits conducted in March by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Anne D'innocenzio And Dee-ann Durbin, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 Nearly 80% of all private sector workers get at least one paid sick day, according to a national compensation survey of employee benefits conducted in March by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. CBS News, 10 Jan. 2022 Nearly 80% of all private sector workers get at least one paid sick day, according to a national compensation survey of employee benefits conducted in March by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. chicagotribune.com, 10 Jan. 2022 Unfortunately, right now, even taking a sick day–much less a vacation–is a complicated process. Nathalie Dougé, Fortune, 7 Jan. 2022 Many people can’t afford a sick day and cringe at losing income! Teresa Ghilarducci, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sick day

1968, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

22 Jun 2022

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“Sick day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sick%20day. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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