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Australian Businesses Consider Banning Emailing & Texting In Sick to Work

Some Australian businesses are considering banning calling in sick to work via email or text message. Instead, employees would be required to call in to report taking a day off sick. The idea is that too many young employees are faking illness with digital communications and that in-person phone calls would encourage accountability. In addition, The Fair Work Commission of Australia is considering firing employees that share fun day photos on their social media accounts when they have taken a sick day from work.

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