SICK AT WORK
82% of HR managers say their companies encourage workers to stay home when sick.
|53% Encourage strongly|
|29% Encourage somewhat|
|17% Neither encourage nor discourage|
|1% Discourage somewhat|
|0% Discourage strongly|
85% of workers admit they’ve gone to work when sick.
Why employees went to work sick:
|36% Felt well enough to work|
|32% Too much work/didn’t want to fall behind|
|12% Don’t get any sick days|
|9% Want to save sick time in case it’s needed later|
|4% Manager would frown upon not coming in|
The most annoying behavior by coworkers during cold and flu season, according to employees:
|42% Going to work when sick|
|42% Not covering their mouth when sneezing or coughing|
|14% Not washing hands|
|1% None of these behaviors|
Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 306 human resources managers and 503 workers in the United States.
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