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2011-07-11 21:04:02

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.

2011-03-23 13:25:36

According to UK government statistics over 8 million working days per year are lost due to illness and about a third of these are due to minor ailments such as coughs, colds, sickness and diarrhea.

2010-06-21 12:30:00

By Overwhelmingly Majorities and Across All Demographic Groups, Americans Say All Workers Should Have Paid Sick Days WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly one in six people polled in a national survey (16 percent) say they have lost a job for taking time off from work to care for a sick child or family member, or to cope with their own illness.

2009-12-15 08:30:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecco Group North America's latest American Workplace Insights Survey finds that 77% of workers(1) think their workplace will be impacted in some way by the swine flu.

2009-11-17 10:51:00

Eight-Year Worldwide Study Finds U.S. Lacking Compared to Other Nations on Paid Sick Days, Paid Paternal Leave, Breastfeeding, Other Worker Supports WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2009-11-11 06:30:00

United States lawmakers were told on Tuesday that the swine flu is causing "an America emergency" as employees who lack paid sick leave go to work despite being ill, which helps to spread the disease.

2009-11-10 16:11:00

Announces Obama Administration endorsement of Healthy Families Act WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-11-10 09:00:00

SHRM member from Wingate Healthcare outlines SHRM's voluntary paid leave principles ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov.

2009-11-03 06:53:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Punishing workers for taking sick leave puts Wal-Mart on track to be a major spreader of Swine Flu this fall, according to a new report by the National Labor Committee.


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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
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