5 Tips for a Stronger Sick Leave Policy

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According to United Press International, 37 percent of Americans say they would go to work sick because they lack a sick leave policy that allows them to take time off to recover. At least 25 percent actually do show up sick.

Sure, you might think it’s great to have employees that want to work so hard they’ll work while sick, but one sick employee can wreak havoc on your workplace. A mild fever and cough for one employee can land another in the hospital. If the flu takes hold, you can end up with many people out for weeks. Talk about lost productivity and increased health care costs!

You need a sick leave policy, but even that might not be enough. You need bosses who encourage people to stay home when they are sick and bosses that stay home themselves. Here are some tips for a stronger sick leave policy.

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