Monthly Archives: November 2014

No more sick days: maintaining a healthy workplace

The average American employee misses 3 days of work per year due to illness, much of it during winter flu season. For employers, that translates into about $34.4 billion in lost productivity! The rise this year in cases of the flu virus H1N1 has health care officials concerned that the number of cases could be much higher this year than in recent seasons. That said, there are a number of things employers can do to stop the spread of germs and avoid an ‘office epidemic’. Encouraging employees to wash hands… Read more »