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Dr Mark Winwood: Some employees will lie when they’re sick – but it’s not all dishonest

The first Monday of February has come to be known as ‘National Sickie Day’ – the day that employees are supposed to be most likely to call in sick. Employment law firm ELAS, which has promoted the notion, maintains that a combination of miserable weather, commuting in the dark, post-Christmas credit card bills and long gap between holidays makes the first Monday of February the day that people are most likely to take some unofficial time off.