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While employers who don't currently offer paid sick leave might balk at the costs, a substantial body of research suggests paid sick days might effectively pay for themselves by reducing overall rates of absenteeism.
The finding could "help medical doctors and computer software to better detect sick people," said Axelsson -- a potentially valuable diagnostic tool in a disease outbreak.
Employees may use paid sick leave for absences that qualify for leave under the state's Domestic Violence Leave Act.
The various paid sick leave laws differ from state to state, and even from city to city," Bils said.
That is the group that we are most concerned about: unhealthy low-wage workers who have to come to work sick.
Offer sick days without fear of consequences [for] using them.
And Question 4 protects employees from being fired or penalized just for using their earned sick time.
He added that assisting sick pilgrims in their Haj has become a sort of tradition and is being implemented by the Ministry of Health.
Among all private-sector workers in Maryland, 40 percent, or about 709,400 private sector workers lack access to earned sick days (Table 1).
The certified doctor, clinic or medical establishment is responsible for providing a medical report detailing the employee's capability to perform duties and the duration of the proposed sick leave due to a suggested illness or medical condition.
Washington, Nov 9 ( ANI ): Three quarters of pregnant women take sick leave from work but employers can help reduce this through flexible work adjustments, a new study suggests.
Summary: About 2,500 people on average are getting sick and availing leave everyday, according to records by the Health Authority-Abu Dhabi (HAAD).
THE revelation that half a billion euro of taxpayers' money is being spent on sick pay in the public service is pretty hard to stomach.
Dear Maryland residents, please don't get sick or get pregnant.