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Old 12-10-2015, 12:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Calling in sick/out sick to care for children/discipline

I live in Washington state. At my place of work if you call in sick or have to call in because your child(minor) is sick and you have nobody to care from them while you are away, you are issued 3 disciplinary points. If within 12 months you get 18 points you will be terminated. This just doesn't seem right to me. Realistically of each of my children got sick once or twice and I got sick at all myself I could lose my job. Is it legal for them to take disciplinary action on employee for falling ill or missing work to care for their ill children?

Especially considering we work very closely with immune compromised individuals (senior home) and the restrictions on working while sick are very strict in order to protect our residents. It seems like I can't win. Especially with sick season coming up and two small kids in school.
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