Doctor Responds With Perfect Letter To Employers’ Demand For Sick Day Notes

By VERA, Addicting Info – While it seems silly to justify taking a sick day from work, tons of Americans face having to provide actual, doctor-documented proof to their employers – you know, instead of staying home resting and recovering. Obviously, serious illness does require seeing a doctor, but often the common cold or 24-hour bug just requires a day in bed and making the sensible choice to quarantine yourself in the house instead of dragging yourself into the office and getting the rest of the department sick as well. But not everyone understands that, leaving employees – and their doctors – frustrated. For one doctor based in Canada, a boss’s requirement for a sick note struck a nerve. The patient had come into his office because his employer at Pizza Hut in Alberta, Canada demanded a confirmation that he did in fact have a cold worthy of being absent from...

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