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Are Employees Really Sick When They Say They Are?

Some people may be itching to find a job but it is interesting to take a look at these statistics of those who have a job and take sick days. This infographic offers information on employees and their “sick days.” it shows that companies in the US don’t require paidd sick days. On top of that, only 42% of service workers get paid sick days.

On the other side, 85 percent of people favor a basic labor standard for paid sick days.

Sick Days at Work

Nicole Nicholson

Nicole is the Content Editor for Spark Hire and mainly writes for and edits the work for the Spark News blog. She graduated in 2010 with a BA in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. She has a passion for writing, editing, and pretty much anything to do with content. In her free time she frequents the Chicago music scene and writes reviews on shows for her own personal blog. Connect with Nicole and Spark Hire on Facebook and Twitter

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