Would defining ‘sick’ help reduce sick leave abuse? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: “Last year, our company quit calculating sick leave accrual and
switched to a ‘use as needed’ sick leave policy. Now we’re seeing an
increase in the number of sick days used across the organization.
Managers are looking for some guidance on what’s a reasonable excuse
for employees to take sick leave. I think we need a benchmark for what
constitutes ‘sick.’ Does anyone have language or a policy that might
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