If you’re sick, you should stay home from work. Period. However, for a lot of people it’s not that easy nor that simple. Here are a few reasons why, besides being an asshat, people come to work sick. 1. Not … More
Topic: sick day
Cold and flu season is in full swing, and chances are, at least some of you are reluctant to stay home from work when you’re sick. Whether you refuse to take a sick day for your cold or flu, or … More
President Barack Obama signed a memo today requesting that Congress pass the Healthy Families Act, allowing workers to earn up to seven days (or 56 hours) of paid sick leave, either for their own recovery, to tend to a sick … More
Calling in sick is more rare now than ever, and it’s not because we’re getting healthier. It’s because, well, we’re scared. A new study says that nearly 25 percent of American workers say they always go to work sick, and … More
The first thing I thought of when hearing that Texas native Shelia Bailey Eubank faked her own kidnapping to “get a day off from work,” was “is her boss a slave driver?” To feel the need to develop an elaborate scheme simply to play hooky is mind-blowing! Would a simple “I’m sick” not have sufficed? Whatever the case may be, Eubank was found tied up in the back of her own vehicle and told police she had been carjacked by a drug dealer, according to Gawker.