Sick Leave

All about Sick Leave, Leave and Wages, Leave and Salaries and Labour Laws in Botswana on

All about sick leave in Botswana:

  • An employee is entitled to a minimum of 14 working days sick leave per annum after one year of continuous employment. 
  • To claim sick leave, the employee must inform the employer as soon as possible and provide a doctor's certificate if absent from work for more than 24 hours.
  • The employer shall pay to the employee his or her current basic pay for every day of paid sick leave granted.
  • Any employer who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable to penalties.