sick note


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sick note

A note from a doctor confirming one's sickness as a legitimate reason for absence from work or school. Make sure to take your sick note to Human Resources before you start working today. I'll make sure my son has a sick note when he returns to school.
See also: note, sick
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But magistrates were not impressed with the fact that Ali got on a plane despite the fact that he had a sick note stating that he was not well enough to travel to court.
As his TV debut, Sick Note will give fans a chance to see Rupert in a different role from Ron Weasley and while he is happy to get his teeth into a new character, he is not looking to escape the shadow of JK Rowling's wizarding adventures.
Doctors will today vote on plans for the seven-day limit to be doubled in a bid to issue fewer sick notes, letting them focus on patients with serious conditions.
His male relative, who helped him obtain the sick note, also had his prison sentence reduced from three years to two on appeal.
The sick note was among items found when police searched Lubitz's apartment in Dusseldorf.
SICKNESS absence increased slightly last year despite a government drive to replace sick notes with "fit notes", new research showed today.
I called my friends who suggested I go and visit a clinic near my house and buy a sick note.
In addition, the employer is prohibited from requiring a sick note for absences of less than three consecutive days.
His last sick note says he has been diagnosed with hepatitis C.
Well next month a new system comes into force that employers will welcome: the introduction of the fit note, replacing the traditional sick note.
A TEENAGER accused of making a false rape claim has sent a sick note to crown court.
The death was confirmed as the government said swine flu victims could stay off work for 14 days without a sick note if the pandemic worsens.
Three of his drivers were regularly absent from work, on the pretence of being sick; getting a sick note and then using the time-off to drive holiday tour-coaches.
The sick note system has not changed since the NHS was created in 1948 but ministers claim fit notes, which could be issued electronically, would help the sick return to work quicker.
A year ago, the Work and Pensions Secretary, Peter Hain said he intended to "tear up sick note Britain".