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Absence Excuse Email Message Example

Sample Absence Excuse Email Message for Missing Work


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Use this sample absence email message when you need to provide a written excuse for missing work and email is an acceptable way to notify your supervisor.

Sample Absence Excuse Email

Subject: Your Name - Absent From Work

Dear Supervisor Name:

Please accept this message as notification that I was unable to work on August 1, 2010 due to personal illness.

Please let me know if I can provide any further information.


Your Typed Name

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More Absence Excuse Letters
Employees may need to provide an excuse letter when they miss time from work to interview or for other reasons. Here are more sample excuse letters can be edited to fit your personal circumstances.

Read More: Excuses for Missing Work | Email Message and Letter Work Excuse Examples

Please Note: This sample is provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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