What do you say when your boss texts you sick?
Sick? Text Message to Boss Examples
- “I have (the flu/a cold/etc.)
- “I’m feeling ill today and don’t think I can do my job efficiently.
- “I’m not feeling well today and need to take the day off.”
- “I’m not feeling well and need to use a sick day, but I’ll be back at work tomorrow.”
What is a good excuse to call in sick for work?
The following cases are usually acceptable reasons to call in sick:
- Contagious illness.
- Injury or illness that negatively impacts productivity.
- Medical appointment.
- Diagnosed medical condition.
- Pregnancy or delivery.
When do people call in sick to work?
A Zippia survey reports that 52% of respondents have faked sickness to get out of work. The most common day they have called in sick is on a Monday, and one in three of them have taken a sick day after a holiday. 1 Jobvite’s 2019 Job Seeker Nation Survey reports that 34% of workers have called in sick when they weren’t. 2
How to call your boss on sick leave?
A Bureau of Labor Statistics Survey reported that 71% of companies provided sick leave to employees in 2018. 3 Choose the right method for contacting your boss. While people use the phrase “call in sick,” you might not actually need to call your boss on the phone. Instead, you might send an email, a letter, or even a text.
What happens if Gloria calls in sick to work?
For example, the IT department can probably still operate if Gloria calls in sick. But if Gloria works on a manufacturing line and her coworker can’t leave until she clocks in, then her absence impacts productivity and team morale immediately.
What to do when employees lie or call in sick?
By ignoring it you are condoning the behavior. The fact is, your organization may not depend upon one employee’s day-to-day attendance. For example, the IT department can probably still operate if Gloria calls in sick.