Are Your Coworkers Making You Sick?

By on October 24, 2019 at 5:52am


90% of employees come to the office sick:

Always: 33%
Sometimes: 57%
Never: 11%

Responses do not total 100% due to rounding.

Top cities where professionals go to work while ill:

Charlotte, Miami: 96%
Austin, Chicago, Cincinnati: 93%

Why employees went to work sick:

Too much work to do: 54%
Didn’t want to use a sick day: 40%
Pressure from employer to be present: 34%
Coworkers come to work sick: 25%

Multiple responses were permitted.

Source: Accountemps survey of 2,800 workers in the United States

© 2019 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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