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Amid Flu, a Call for Days Off

November 20, 2009
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With the H1N1 pandemic weighing on everybody’s mind, employee advocacy groups are renewing their push for federal and state legislation making paid sick days mandatory, hoping that flu fears will speed the measures forward.
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An Ounce of Prevention or a Pound of Cure

November 20, 2009
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The H1N1 flu pandemic has many business leaders concerned, but the strain of the recession and other worries have them holding back on aggressive, and costly, responses. That could prove disastrous.
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The Man With an H1N1 Plan

November 20, 2009
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In part because of his own experience, a State Farm Insurance official has taken an aggressive and comprehensive approach toward preventing the spread of flu in the company’s 700 offices throughout the country.
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A Prescription for Avoiding H1N1s Worst

November 20, 2009
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Employers ‘should expect substantial absenteeism’ because of the an ‘extremely difficult influenza season,’ a doctor and associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics says.
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