I took a sick week this week after only working at my new place for a month

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  1. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo The Gun VIP Gold

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    Infection in my eye cause it to swell shut and also caused an unstable fever. I went to see my doctor on Tuesday, she gave me a sick note for Monday, and for that day, and the next 3 days I just called in and asked for them to send me another one for the day.

    The best part of it all? I'm getting paid 100%, even though I wasn't at work. And the doctors visit was free. All part of living in Norway :)

    How do you guys feel about this? What's it like getting sick in America?

    Serious question, not trying to start shit or anything.
     
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    Pembroke36 Well-Known Member VIP

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    In American, when I get sick I go to the doctor and stay home too.
     
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    I never had eye chlamydia so I really can't comment.
     
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    chuk Well-Known Member

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    We don't get sick in America.

    America 1, Norway 0.
     
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    garypagetwo The Gun VIP Gold

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    Do you get full compensation from work?
     
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    datchguy New Member Banned User

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    f-f-f-foolin!
     
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    Pembroke36 Well-Known Member VIP

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    No, I get 5 days per year to use . After that you either use vacation time or you don't get paid.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    I don't know what I feel. I never have had a real job.:dontknow:
     
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    america rules!
     
  10. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo The Gun VIP Gold

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    ok i see, but that's a perk of your company, right? In Norway by law you can receive full sick pay for up to 1 year
     
  11. Phil A Sheo

    Phil A Sheo Well-Known Member

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    You got the AIDS in your eye? And yes Americans get "sick pay" "vacation pay" "personal day pay"...we even have things like 401k, pensions, and annuities.
     
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    Is anyone buying this jackoff's Norwegian schtick?
     
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    No. Not even Dawg.

    He's just a relentless idiot, with his fucking idiotic bullshit.
     
  15. SEGA

    SEGA Permanent Vacation VIP

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    [video=youtube;jACrmwTsi08]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jACrmwTsi08[/video]
     
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    If you get sick in America, they take you out back and shoot you and charge like $200 for the projectile. It's insane, but it's cheaper than what they charge for an aspirin.
     
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    Beat it, faggot.
     
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    When did gary come back?
     
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    I was once about 2 or 3 weeks into a new job and got chicken pox. I was 30.