First, 7 days sick leave per year is not enough under the Employment Act. 10 is the minimum.
I don't know what had actually happened there that day. I just quote the relevant section of the Employment Act for your info. Please note (1)(b). She can consult the Labour Office about this
"60F. Sick leave.
(1) An employee shall, after examination at the expense of the employer:
(a) by a registered medical practitioner duly appointed by the employer; or
(b) if no such medical practitioner is appointed or, if having regard to the nature or circumstances of the illness, the services of the medical practitioner so appointed are not obtainable within a reasonable time or distance, by any other registered medical practitioner or by a medical officer;,,,"
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