Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Article - Survey: Two-thirds of restaurant employees come to work sick

Last week the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review included an article that looked at the frequency with which restaurant workers come to work sick. With the vast majority of restaurant workers unable to earn any paid sick days, many have to choose between going to work sick and losing their pay or possibly their job. When faced with that difficult decision many will work sick possibly spreading their illness to the customer.

Below is an excerpt of the article:

It's possible your next meal out could come with a side of sniffles.

Two-thirds of restaurant employees — including cooks, waiters and waitresses — admitted to working while ill, according to a recent survey by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United, a New York-based restaurant workers advocacy group.

To read the complete article, please click here.



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