With flu season at its peak and certain strains of the flu requiring longer recovery periods, workplaces are experiencing a spike in the frequency and duration of flu-related absences. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that it may take anywhere from a few days to two weeks to recover from the flu this season.
Tiffani L. McDonough is an attorney in the Labor Relations & Employment Law Department of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP, where she represents employers on a national basis in all aspects of labor and employment law. © 2014, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP. All rights reserved. Republished with permission. This article originally appeared in the firm's online publication HR Legalist.
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