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Flu victims 'risk infecting staff'

Workers are at risk of catching flu from colleagues who fear taking time off when they are ill, a new study has found. One in three employees (32%) feel pressured to go into work even if they have the virus.

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Two in five employees 'don't want sick day on record'

  • Two in five (40%) of those surveyed said they did not want a sick day on their record.
  • 20% were scared that they could lose their job if they took days off.
  • Men were found to be likelier to contribute to a contagion.
  • Over half of men (53%) said they would go to work with flu compared with 42% of women.

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