Employers are penny wise and pound foolish to elim­i­nate paid sick leave,” said Lynne Sarikas, director, of the MBA Career Center at North­eastern University.

The reality is that people can get sick and when they do, do you really want them in the office?” Sarikas asked.

It is a much better invest­ment to pay the sick employee to stay home instead of infecting the entire office,” she said.

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