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Gesundheit, and Don't Come to Work, Please

This article is more than 13 years old.

WBUR's Curt Nickisch reveals a new problem in the workplace: "presenteeism," in which sick employees show up for work because they can't afford to do otherwise. This does not bode well for businesses in Massachusetts as they gear up for a tough flu season.

This program aired on September 23, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for WBUR. She is working on a memoir about rebuilding her family after her husband’s suicide. 



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