'Throwing sickies' is ruining SA's economy

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Have you ever "thrown a sickie”?

In case you’re wondering what that means - because you’re such a hard worker - here is the Collins English Dictionary’s official definition:  “a day of sick leave from work, whether for genuine sickness or not”.

You may also know it as 'banking', though we mostly reserve that for kids who take a day off from school for no particular reason other than they just can't face it that day. 

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