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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Is this prolonged sick note in your best interest, thinking more long term?
Now, Nicholson has been banned again - but magistrates opted against unpaid work after a probation worker said: "I've no doubt she will be straight off to pick up a sick note."
A HOSPITAL receptionist who forged her own sick notes to claim benefits then worked another job has been spared jail.
Prosecutors said the doctor agreed to charge him Dh300, to issue the sick note.
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.
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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.
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GERMANWINGS crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had an off-work sick note for the day of the disaster and was also a patient at a Dusseldorf hospital.
Despite strong support for the fit note initiative, employers said they were disappointed by their experience so far, with two thirds believing it had not yet helped their rehabilitation policy, and 71 per cent not confident that GPs were using the fit note differently from the old sick note system.
"I had to skip my classes for a week and when I spoke to my lecturer he told me to either give him a sick note or not show up again at any of his classes," said Ammar Al-Ali, a 22-year-old marketing student.
In addition, the employer is prohibited from requiring a sick note for absences of less than three consecutive days.