If she's off, she's off. I would only email people who are off if they explicitly say they will be checking work email during vacation/off days. I suppose if it's an emergency I would contact them but not if they are at a funeral. I would figure something else out.

I'm not sure rush invoices that need be paid are considered emergencies or what they really are(sorry I know nothing about accounting). An emergency in my world is a client website is down and affecting millions of customers and/or we could potentientally lose a client over it.
Originally Posted by Josephine
She's the boss, so part of her responsibility is to keep in touch with the office when she is gone, which isn't really hard these days with internet, smart phones etc. If she is really busy/grieving etc. then she has the option to not check e-mail or not respond, but as an employee, I would let her make that call, not me.
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