Don’t Gum Up the Works: Flu Precautions to Protect You in the Workplace

Don’t Gum Up the Works: Flu Precautions to Protect You in the Workplace

by Yenny (SU)
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the flu causes U.S. employees to miss approximately 17 million workdays per year. That’s a hefty number, so weighty in fact – it costs companies $7 billion per year in lost productivity! So, does this mean you should strap on your shoes and “tough it out”? Not a chance. The hard-working project managers and salesmen among us may be tempted to do so, but the flu is one problem you don’t want to bring to work with you.