Sick-day policies

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PBN Executive Poll

Sick-day policies

Posted 3/12/12

How many employees does your company have?

• 1 to 74 – 63.2%

• 75 to 149 – 10.5%

• More than 150 – 26.3%

How many paid sick days do full-time employees receive per year?

• None – 31.6%

• 1 to 5 – 36.8%

• 5 to 10 – 26.3%

• More than 10 – 5.3%

Is employee abuse of sick leave a concern at your company?

• Yes – 22.2%

• No – 77.8%

Do you believe companies should be required to provide paid sick leave?

• Yes, all companies – 21.1%

• Yes, with the exception of

small businesses – 10.5%

• No – 57.9%

• Not sure – 10.5%

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