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17 Jun 2011

Sick Leave
Hi there,

The company hired an new receptionist on 1 Feb. She has been off sick monthly for a week at a time. So far she has raked up 12 days of sick leave. How does this situation get dealt with? Will she need to take unpaid sick leave? Can she be dismissed? Please help!!! Driving me mad!
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Labour lawyer
Labour Lawyer

01 Jan 0001

RE: sICK lEAVE

This receptionist will have to take unpaid sick leave. You can commence dismissal procedures in terms of Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act if you believe that she is becoming dysfunctional in her position.
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