It’s the time of year when the sick list can get long. The common cold, the flu and strep throat can leave businesses a bit understaffed. So over the course of the year, how much sick time do we take? The average American worker is given about eight to 10 days of sick leave a year, but most people only take between 3 and 6.
The average worker gets eight days of sick leave a year, but most people take between three and six. So as more companies combine personal, vacation and sick days into one pot, should we just do away with sick days?