S02E08 - HR Rescue: Dear Sick Employee... Go Home!

When it comes to the workplace, the office environment is the ideal conduit for germs to spread, even when only a single person is sick. Consider the routine of the office activity, commonly touched surfaces like door knobs, microwaves, phones and the coffee pot. It may ne tempting to allow a sick employee to come to work in the name of productivity, an outbreak of influenza or other communicable disease can thwart the productivity of your entire workforce for days or even weeks; and that's a cost no business can afford.