I’ve had tonsillitis for about 4 days but I just went to the doctor and got antibiotics today. I’ve also just got a new job 2 weeks ago and I’ve had to take the past 2 shifts off because of the pain, low energy and I’ve been throwing up . It’s a waitressing job so I’m also dealing with food and customers so I think it would be bad to pass on the bacteria and I couldn’t shout over the tables . However, I just took tonight’s shift off too and if I’m not better I really don’t see how I can go in then either .
Is that getting a bit ridiculous- 4 days off for tonsillitis at a brand new job ? I really don’t want to make a bad impression but I don’t know what’s worse, going in and being **** or not going in.
I’ve also taken the same time off school and dance and I’m feeling very incompetent
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Tonsillitis and work watch
- Thread Starter
- 01-11-2017 18:53
- 01-11-2017 19:57
There is nothing wrong with taking time off for being ill, especially when working around food and directly with customers. You're not incompetent, you're ill and being responsible.
- 03-11-2017 13:26
You need to get a doctors note and bring it into work for proof