You don’t want a poorly written absence excuse to become part of your employment file.
Here are sample absence excuse letters to review when you need to provide a written excuse for missing work.
Parents of children often get called home from work to tend to sickness.
Employees may also have to take time off to assist ill parents or other family members.
Whether it is company policy to require an absence excuse letter or not, it’s always a good idea to document missed work days, for your records as well as for the company’s.
Some companies require all absences to be documented in writing, in which case you will need to write an absence excuse letter any time you miss work.
As stated in the Student Handbook, students are expected to assume the responsibility for regular class attendance.
Most employers prefer sick and contagious staff stay home so as not to infect the rest of the office, but after a certain amount of days off for illness or injury, a doctor’s note may be required.
The Extracurricular institutional excuse is approved by the Dean of Students and is for students participating in sanctioned and approved events of student organizations and non-NCAA athletic competitions.
The Athletic institutional excuse is approved by the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and is for students participating in NCAA sanctioned events.
Some employers allocate a certain number of sick days per year.
If you are taking more than the alloted amount of sick days, a doctos’s note is advisable.