In some European countries, sick workers do not return to their jobs until they’re fully recovered. In other countries, the return is more gradual.
School districts across the US are starting to pay subs more and make it easier to become a sub – in an effort to keep classrooms operating despite large numbers of staff out sick.
A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs. But before you opt to join them, you should consider the risks and costs.
If you catch COVID-19 at work in Australia, you do have rights to leave and compensation, depending on your employment status
Over one-third of America’s COVID-19 deaths have been nursing home residents. Employee policies, particularly for low-paid aides, have sharply raised the risk.
The Victorian government has announced a pilot program to provide sick and carer’s leave for casual workers.
Stress and physical conditions make essential work unsafe, especially for Black and Latino employees.
Don’t think you’re alone when working from home - the typical office desk has more than 10 million bacteria. Here’s how to stop your WFH setup leaving you needing sick leave.
Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic may have to head back to the office as governors lift stay-at-home orders. Here’s what you can do if you’d rather not.
Almost 37% of Australian workers do not have paid sick leave. We need to fix this if we want people not to turn up to work when sick during the coronavirus pandemic.
American workers tend to lack many basic benefits that are incredibly common in other countries, a situation the ‘Essential Worker Bill of Rights’ aims to remedy.
Not all Americans can take paid leave, and some workers can’t take any time off at all if they or their loved ones get sick. Those are big problems during pandemics.
Confused about how the new law affects you? You’re not alone. An employment law scholar explains the ins and outs.
One quarter of Australian workers have no paid sick leave. They are more likely than most to work in service industries, dealing with people face to face.
A workplace scholar addresses some common questions workers may have about taking time off due to COVID-19.
Americans tend to work even when they’re sick, in part because of a lack of paid sick leave.
The current education system lends itself to heightened stress levels among staff – and the empowerment of bullies.