More workers facing a sick leave conundrum
Downturn is leading fewer Americans to take time off for medical reasons
By Eve Tahmincioglu
“Everyone is being squeezed for as much productivity as possible,” said Marcia McCormick, an associate professor at St. Louis University School of Law and an editor of the Workplace Prof Blog. Some employers, she continued, may believe they can’t afford to allow people to take the leave they might be entitled to and some intentionally, or unintentionally, put pressure on workers to return to work soon after medical issue, or not take time off at all.
Answer by Indyk at 12:52 AM on Sep. 29, 2010
No. I have the time and it is built into my contract.
Answer by Mom2Just1 at 5:28 PM on Sep. 28, 2010
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