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Transfer of acquired rights

Acquired rights of workers to paid sickness leave can be transferable between employments and employers. If the worker has worked a number of years for his previous employer and accrued rights to a considerable sickness leave they become partly transferable to his new employer. This right is normally contingent on that the worker reassigns within 12 months of leaving his former employment and that he claims this transferred right against his new employer when entering into contract of employment with him.