If someone gets sick on vacation, how should we mark the time off? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Here’s a situation that never occurred to me. One of our employees was on vacation for a week, but was sick for two days. When she got back, she put down three days of vacation and two days of sick leave. I said, “No way! Regardless of what you’re doing while you’re on vacation, it’s still vacation.” The employee can’t understand the problem, and I’m having a hard time articulating it any clearer than that. Has anyone dealt with this scenario? What should I tell her?—BM, Florida
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