SICK AT WORK
82% of HR managers say their companies encourage workers to stay home when sick.
|50% Encourage strongly|
|24% Encourage somewhat|
|27% Neither encourage nor discourage|
|0% Discourage somewhat|
|0% Discourage strongly|
87% of workers admit they've gone to work when sick.
Why employees went to work sick:
|32% Felt well enough to work|
|32% Too much work/didn't want to fall behind||13% Manager would frown upon not coming in|
|11% Don't get any sick days|
|6% Want to save sick time in case itâ€™s needed later|
The most annoying behavior by coworkers during cold and flu season, according to employees:
|42% Not covering their mouth when sneezing or coughing|
|40% Going to work when sick|
|16% Not washing hands|
|2% None of these behaviors|
Source: OfficeTeam surveys of more than 300 human resources managers and more than 300 workers in Canada.
Responses may not total 100 per cent due to rounding.
© 2016 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company.