Employers' Common Sense Can Ease Flu
Date: January 18, 2013
By Charles Caulkins
You can't open the paper, turn on the TV or peruse a web site without hearing some staggering statistic about the flu. In one report, 70 percent of the American population is suffering from the flu — or just recovered. In fact, Boston and Chicago had to take dramatic action with Boston declaring a state of public health emergency and some Chicago hospitals turning patients to other facilities.
This kind of outbreak takes its toll on people and on business. How should employers handle it?
This article appeared in the January 18, 2013 edition of the Daily Business Review. Click on the link to the right to view the entire article.