Mandatory doctor’s notes the cure to absenteeism: TTCBut Toronto Transit Commission’s policy leaves some critics with a feverBy Liz Foster01/27/2014|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 01/27/2014 Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) employees suffering from the flu this season aren’t the only ones feeling feverish — talk surrounding the company’s sick note policy has some critics hot under the collar. The TTC made changes to its policy regarding doctor’s notes following sick time in an effort to curb high absenteeism rates. Prior to contract negotiations in 2011, the transit commission required employees to provide a doctor’s note after their sixth day of absence for illness. The policy — implemented in 2012 — requires a doctor’s note after only one day of absence. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.