Sick leave has cost 5.6 million


To employees in Montenegro during last year were approved 10,089 sick leaves, which cost the country more than five and a half million euros. An interesting fact is that the number of lost working days was bigger by 1.22 percent compared to 2014 .

Data from the Health Fund of Montenegro shows that during the last year 10,089 sick leaves were approved , and that the number of lost working days is 922,358.

“To Health Insurance Fund of Montenegro, based on compensation for temporary disability in 2015 , was submitted a request for a refund in the amount of 5.67 million, which is more for 0.49 million, or about 14.46 percent compared to 2014, “according to the answers of the Fund submitted to daily Dnevne Novine.

Data show that Montenegrins most used sick leave, besides for pregnancy in 2,065 cases, for injuries in 1,615 cases, and diseases of the musculoskeletal system in 1,280 cases. Also, in 962 cases, sick leave is open due to factors affecting health status, as well as 795 sick leave due to mental disorders.

Source: Radio Television Montenegro