How to Call In Sick?

The best way to call in or email sick to work, what and when to tell your boss when you’re really sick, and what to say when you just need a day off.

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Can you be fired for calling in sick?

In many states, employment is considered “at will,” unless a signed contract sets out other conditions. Employment at will means that you are legally free to quit without explanation at any time, and you can also be fired by your employer at any time without explanation.

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Not sure whether you should call in sick or drag yourself to work? Follow our checklist for calling in sick, with tips for knowing when to stay home.