Sick Time Off

At VMware we encourage a healthy work environment. You are entitled to take Sick Time Off in accordance with statutory requirements with the understanding that sick days are solely for recuperating from an illness or injury.


Days sick in any calendar year Compensation
Up to 5 days short term sick time off Full regular salary paid by the Company. Does not count against statutory sick leave. Employee can self certify
1st -15th day of sickness Statutory sick leave payment. Paid by Statutory Sickness insurance subject to provision of medical certificate and compliance with any other statutory requirements
Beyond 15th day of sickness Employees are entitled to statutory sickness benefits only, subject to provision of medical certificate and other statutory requirements.   Paid by Statutory Sickness Insurance


Medical Evidence

For sick leave in excess of 5 days, a medical certificate will be required. Failure to timely provide documentary evidence of temporary disability (illness, accident, etc.), including submission of duly formalized medical certificate may result in the Employee not being paid sick leave.

Scheduling Sick Time Off

You should notify your manager as soon as possible that you will not be coming to work due to illness or injury. Once you notified your manager of your sickness, record your time in Workday [VMware Network Access Required] under Hungary Sick (Short Term) Time Off.

When absent due to illness, you must provide your manager and HR Source [1] [VMware network access required] with a medical certificate if your illness last longer than five (5) working days.