Seven Days Off While On Probation!

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about sick leave during probation:

Please give me your thoughts on the following scenario: Staff member commences employment 2 Sept. To date staff member has had 7 full days sick leave, one half day and an early afternoon all for sick leave. Staff member still has another 2 months before completing probation. Please let me know your thoughts on what is reasonable regarding the amount of sick leave due to a staff member over the year (we have no mention in our contract of employment) and also your thoughts as to this amount of sick leave during probation.

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