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Why yes I would call into work for a headache, feeling a little bit sick, or just being sore

Anonymous
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I can not preform my job accurately or safely if I am not on the top of my game. If I do not feel well I call into work because if I dont I would be sent home anyway.  *It is company policy that you can not work if you are not feeling your best. 

Not everyone works in an office (or other job where you can ignore what is going on) where they go all day and having a headache would not be a big deal.  If you do that is great but me going to work feeling bad would be dangerous. 

ETA: I am an wildlife rehabilitator who works with raptors

Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:19 AM
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notjstasocermom
by Emerald Member on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:22 AM
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Wow your work ethic sounds great.
Twisties34
by Bronze Member on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:22 AM
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Guess that depends on your job #shrug I've only once called in sick and that was from the emergency room

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:22 AM
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Um congrats?

I guess I'm supposed to ask what you do?

If I called in to work for being sore or tired, I'd never work a single day
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:23 AM
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My work ethic IS great

It is company policy also to not come in if you are not feeling well and can not perform your job to the best of your abilities. 

Quoting notjstasocermom: Wow your work ethic sounds great.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:23 AM
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I wouldn't. I can push through a headache
lucky2Beeme
by Ruby Member on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:24 AM
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I am sure their are jobs where its not ok and that's ok with me. I go to work  when I have a headache. I work as a nanny. I have learned to work through most pain and sickness. Being a mom helped me .

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:24 AM

For my job that would be very unsafe. 

Quoting Anonymous: I wouldn't. I can push through a headache


bmw29
by spitfire_bobbie on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:25 AM
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My husband called in with anal glaucoma yesterday so whatever. LOL He rarely misses a day of work but yesterday he didn't leave the bed except to use the bathroom.
notjstasocermom
by Emerald Member on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:25 AM
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Quoting Anonymous:

My work ethic IS great

It is company policy also to not come in if you are not feeling well and can not perform your job to the best of your abilities. 

Quoting notjstasocermom: Wow your work ethic sounds great.




Sure, whatever you say.
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Apr. 8, 2014 at 7:26 AM

How does following company policy and keeping my coworkers safe mean I dont have good work ethic? I would LOVE to know 

Quoting notjstasocermom:
Quoting Anonymous:

My work ethic IS great

It is company policy also to not come in if you are not feeling well and can not perform your job to the best of your abilities. 

Quoting notjstasocermom: Wow your work ethic sounds great.


Sure, whatever you say.


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