This is penny-​​wise and pound-​​foolish,” said Lynne Sarikas, director of the MBA Career Center at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “If you take away sick leave, you get people coming to work sick who then get other people sick.”

What you save on not paying the first person to stay home you lose many times over with other people get­ting sick and not being pro­duc­tive,” she said.

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