News tagged with sick days

Germany wages war against 'burnout'

Germany, holding up better than its eurozone partners in the current debt crisis, is battling the increasingly widespread phenomenon of "burnout" which it says is costing its economy billions of euros (dollars) each year.

Feb 05, 2012
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Commuting - bad for your health?

A mobile workforce can help improve a country's economy but the effects of commuting on the health of commuters and on the costs to industry in terms of sick days is largely unknown. From a commuter's point of view, the advantages ...

Oct 31, 2011
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Lack of sick leave creates tough choices for rural workers

Rural workers have less access to sick leave, forcing them to choose between caring for themselves or family members, and losing pay or perhaps even their jobs when faced with an illness, according to new research from the ...

Jul 11, 2011
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