Most Workers Feel Pressure Not To Call In Sick, Survey FindsOn the flip side, the survey found 41% would rather cover for their colleague and take on extra work than work next to a potentially sick co-worker.
Minneapolis Employers Must Provide Sick Leave, Court RulesThe local law which took effect in July allows employees to earn one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 48 hours a year.
Twin Cities Food Service Workers Push For Earned Sick TimeOn Monday, Twin Cities food service workers presented their case for earned sick time at a press conference on the sidewalk outside of Seven Corners Chipotle.
St. Paul To Form Task Force Focused On Sick TimeAs the city of Minneapolis tries to come up with sick-leave rules, the city of St. Paul has announced that it is forming a task force on the issue.
Meeting On 'Fair Scheduling' Proposal Turns Into Shouting MatchSmall restaurant owners in Minneapolis engaged in a shouting match Thursday over a proposal that would affect workplace pay and scheduling in every workplace in the city.
Study: Stress At Work Can Lead To Physical SicknessYou can now blame taking a mental health day on your workplace. A new study shows stress at your job can make you physically sick.
Report Says Future Of Low Paid Workers Is BleakDespite the recent success in raising Minnesota’s minimum wage, a new report paints a bleak outlook for the state’s lowest paid workers. The worker rights groups, Working America and Take Action Minnesota, say a lot more is still needed to lift 622,000 Minnesotans out of poverty.
Good Question: How Much Sick Time Do We Take?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.