‘Presenteeism’ A Worry During Flu Season

Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 20 November 2012 8:35 AM

You’re not doing anyone any favors by coming into work sick. But more and more people say they feel pressured to do so, says the Minneapolis Star Tribune. In fact, it’s become such a problem that a new word was coined to describe the phenomenon: presenteeism. An antonym of absenteeism, it means coming to work when you should be at home getting better.

SOURCE: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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