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Pressure to Work When Sick Can Worsen Health

From PsychCentral: A relatively new issue associated with the workplace is the tendency, or the encouragement by management, to work through short-term illness. This pressure to work through sickness, known as “presenteeism,” can have long-term negative effects on health and … Continue reading

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Paid Sick Days: A Win for Employees and the Economy

By Dr. Eileen Appelbaum, Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research Creating new jobs is a top priority for addressing the continuing labor market crisis. It’s not widely recognized, however, that job retention is as important as … Continue reading

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Paid sick days: Absenteeism vs. presenteeism

Via Washington Policy Watch: From the report Evaluating Paid Sick Leave Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |10 Controlling unscheduled absences remains a concern for employers, whether or … Continue reading

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