Dan and Alice talk about false sick days. How can employers stop people from pretending that they are sick?
This week's question:
Which European country pulls the fewest sickies? Is it
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
Pulling a sickie
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- to pull a sickie
to pretend to be ill so you can take time off work
- to skip work
not to go to work
- to skive
to be lazy and avoid work or school
a person who skives
look at an issue or a problem once again
- go for it!
do something in order to get something
a large cover which you sleep under in bed
- duvet day
an extra day's holiday which your employer allows you to take