Younger staff are viewed as the main culprits for taking sick
leave and are seen as less loyal to an organisation.
She said: "Taking sick
days for reasons other than genuine illness is, more often than not, a chance to re-charge batteries.
WORKERS taking sick
days are having a serious impact on three out of four Glasgow businesses.
While South Wales Police officers appear to be taking sick
leave for stress, anxiety and depression, figures suggest the proportion doing so has increased since 2010.
Dr Gait said that early in the autumn term Mrs Mann told her she had collapsed at a meeting and was taking sick
leave after seeking medical advice.
One in five men admitted taking sick
days to loaf around, while only one in seven women told a fib.
It reveals that despite 90% of listeners thinking they are honest people, more than half also confess to stealing and taking sick
days when they are not really ill.
CONTROVERSIAL film-maker Michael Moore has sparked outrage in the US by taking sick
9/11 heroes to Cuba for treatment.
He worked at the hospital for only two months before taking sick
leave, claiming the bullying pushed him to the edge.
Workers taking sick
days could cost a financially-crippled Midland hospital trust up to pounds 8.5 million a year.
Junior doctors working in hospitals are putting patients at risk of infection because work pressures stop them taking sick
leave, research claimed today.