Workers are sick of Mondays

Source: on 2009-11-10 09:01:00

One in three sick days takes place on a Monday, according to a new analysis of sickness management records. The study also found that musculoskeletal problems (MSDs) are the most common cause of working days lost to sickness, followed by viral infections and stress-related illness.Researchers from human resources consultants Mercer looked at absence records for around 11,000 private sector workers. They found that MSDs account for nearly a quarter of ...

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