Disciplinary Action Unauthroised Leave

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about leave:

My request for an annual leave was refused; then it was converted into sick leave due to work-related stress. I feel they are planning to take disciplinary action – even they know the underlying cause for it.

Signed, Distressed

Dear Distressed:

You indeed are stressed over the change of a request for what you call an annual leave to a sick leave. Hidden within your brief note, is the thought that management at your workplace has come to the impression that you are emotionally in need of rest and recovery. From your short description, I can’t know why you think that your company is planning on disciplinary action. Nor do I know what is your question. I assume you’ve concluded that changing an annual leave to a sick leave is not fair.

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