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Leave Application Letter for Work - Employee to Employer

Sick Leave Application

This sick leave application letter for office is for employee's absence due to illness/injury. This sick leave application format is a sample for an employee to apply to the manager for leave.

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This sick leave application letter for office is suitable for employees to request sick leave from work due to illness/injury

An employee should request sick leave, using this sample leave application, when he/she is not capable of performing his/her original job duties, or unable to resume work due to sickness/injury. This leave application provides an employer with notice of an employee's absence, allowing the employer to make better arrangements for the employee's absence. 

Through this leave application, the employee notifies his/ her employer that he/she is submitting an application to request leave from work due to illness or injury with effect from a certain date. The employee provides details of his/ her symptoms (such as sneezing, coughing and headaches) and the intended leave duration.

The employee promises to provide a medical certificate from a doctor to support his/ her leave application and apologises for his/ her absence.  

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This document should be carefully read by the individual employer/ company

This sick leave application may be used when an employee is not capable to perform his/ her original job duties, or unable to resume working due to sickness/injuries/fever. This letter can be used to explain their absence. 

This sick leave application should be sent to the employer. A copy should be sent to the Human Resources Department, if applicable.

The employee should attach the said medical certificate by his/ her doctor for the employer/company's reference. The date/duration of leave should be clearly specified in the letter



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