Sick Leave

VMware encourages a healthy work environment. You are entitled to take Sick Leave in accordance with statutory requirements with the understanding that sick days are solely for the purpose of recuperating from an illness or injury. 


When you are sick you must stay home and work from there when possible. No salary adjustments are made for Sick Leave. You are also entitled to the following, subject to applicable law: 

  • Eight (8) days of Sick Leave for the illness of a child under the age of sixteen (16), a single parent is entitled to twelve (12) days 
  • Six (6) days for the illness of a parent or parent inlaw who is at least sixty-five (65) years old 
  • Six (6) days of Sick Leave to care for your spouse 
  • Seven (7) days of your Sick Leave entitlement in respect of the treatment or examination of your spouse relating to pregnancy or childbirth. 

Medical Evidence

For sick leave in excess of 5 days, a medical certificate will be required.

Scheduling Sick Leave 

All Sick Leave planned or unplanned, must be discussed with your manager. Doctor’s approval is required for Sick Leaves longer than 5 days.

Contact Us

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Phone: 1-888-869-2738



Last Updated: 9 Feb 2023, 3:07 PM