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"You get five paid sick days and two disgruntled days."
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"He's running late this morning. He unexpectedly snapped out of denial."
Tags:denial, in denial, late for work, morning, mornings, monday, mondays, monday morning, monday mornings, midlife crisis, mid-life crisis, middle age, middle aged, getting old, getting older, ageing, crisis, existential crisis, running late, excuse, excuses, bad excuse, bad excuses, sick day, sick days, sick leave, sickie, sickies, the inevitability of death
"I won't be in tomorrow. I'm taking a personal snow day."
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"Okay, I'll renew your contract and raise you five sick days."
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"But first let's all congratulate Ted on his return to work."
Tags:exec, executive, businessmen, businessman, overwork, overworked, over-work, over-worked, over-working, over work, over worked, stress, stressed, work stress, working world, modern, modern life, modern world, boardroom, board, boardrooms, sick, sick leave, leave, on leave, medical, resuscitate, office drone, office drones, brain in a, jar, jars, science fiction, science-fiction, scifi, sci-fi, capitalism
"I think I'll pass - I'm having a really bad-nose day."
"I've been sent home with unemployable-like symptoms."
Tags:symptom, symptoms, unemployed, unemployable, sick day, sick days, ill day, ill days, sick leave, sick leaves, cv, resume, resumes, hr, human resources, personnel, job skill, job skills, skill set, skill sets, employment skill, employment skills, symptom, symptoms, worker, workers, laid off, lay-off, lay off, layoff, layoffs, laid-off, redundancy, redundancies, job seeker, job seekers, job hunter, job hunters, job hunting, jobless, joblessness
'Any changes while I was away?'
'Haverford Steel' 'Temporarily closed - Mr. Haverford is taking some medication, and was told not to operate heavy machinery.'
"I wont be in, I'm in bed with a nasty bug."
'The good news is, we were able to save your leg'.
"...Nobody likes a whiner."
'With only one sick day left, your boss wishes you a speedy recovery.'
'Before your 'routine' surgery, your manager would like to stop by and give you a 'routine' exit interview.'
"Your health crisis continues to unfold."
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"You broke your leg? Hey, it's not the worst thing that can happen."
'I always come to work when I'm sick... I can't see wasting my sick leave being sick.'
The health hazards of working in a think tank...
Good News, Bad News - Save the Leg.
Tags:get well soon, health, sick, hospital, hospital bed, doctor, ill, patient, leg, legs, bad, doctor, malpractice, good news, bad news, glass half full, optimism, optimistic, positive spin, positive outlook, sick leave, sick days, quack, nurse, medicine, medical, health care, chop, chop, limb, good news and bad news, amputated, disabled
'Your absence is as expendable as your appendix, Merryweather!'
"Even though you gave the CEO a kidney, this is a lot of sick days."
Tags:organ, organs, organ donor, organ donors, organ donation, corporate culture, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, sick day, sick days, sick leave, perk, perks, expectation, expectations, business, businesses, kidney, kidneys, generous, generosity, spite, spiteful, high expectations, office drone, office drones, underling, underlings, corporate culture, impersonal
'Oh, Fred's not even here. . . I'm aware of nothing. I can't hear, see, think, smell, breath or move.'
'Welcome back, Cathy! Here are your phone messages!'
"Use your fingers."
"No, he can't go home. Not until the green in his face turns two shades darker."