News tagged with sick leave

Warning: Your open-plan office can make you ill

Don't blame other commuters if you catch a cold this winter: blame the people who designed your office. According to a study published in the current issue of Ergonomics, workplace layout has a surprising effect on rates ...

Feb 25, 2014
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Unhappy work a pain in the back

(Medical Xpress) -- An international researcher based in Perth has found that workers who resign themselves to work in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than others with ...

Apr 23, 2012
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More control, fewer sickies

(Medical Xpress) -- Employees take fewer sickies if they have more control over their jobs, according to a new study.

Jun 25, 2012
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