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Arctic Nerd  
#1 Posted : Sunday, June 16, 2019 11:26:08 AM(UTC)
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I will be doing a dental tourism trip to Hungary in the coming months for extensive work to save tens of thousands of dollars. Is it acceptable to charge my time to sick leave for the travel and dwell time in between appointments or would it be better to use a combination of sick leave and regular leave to account for the time away from work?

I would be away from work 3-4 days, if that matters. Any advice is appreciated.
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#2 Posted : Sunday, June 16, 2019 2:14:52 PM(UTC)
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You most probably be better off using annual leave.
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