Employee Sends Boss Pic Of Funeral As Proof Of Time Off

Story ByLee Bullen,Sub EditorJoseph Golder,AgencyAsia Wire Report

An employee has sent their shocked boss this picture of a coffin to show them that they were using their “compassionate leave” time off for a legitimate reason.

In China, many companies ask their employee to provide certificates or paperwork relating to why they need time away from their work duties.

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One man from Taiwan who reportedly wanted time off to bury a loved one however apparently did not have the time to find the necessary paperwork, so sent his company boss a photo of the coffin as proof of his leave of absence.

He sent the photo to bosses with the message: “For my compassionate leave, I can only send you a photo right now.

“I don’t have any documents with me at this moment! I’m sorry.”

Local media said the worker had been on leave since 17th January and had requested an extension until 17th February as he had to attend the funeral which is why his boss asked for proof.

According to reports, admin staff members at the firm were not expecting such a visual representation of where the employee was that day and were said to be shocked by the spooky snap.

The incident was later shared on social media with one netizen commenting: “That’s the scariest proof of leave ever!”

Another social media user wrote: “Perhaps they couldn’t printed the obituary and this was the only way they could prove they’re attending a funeral?”

It is unclear whether human resources accepted the man’s macabre photo as adequate proof for his time off.

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