WATCH: What Happens When You Can’t Take A Sick Day
Amanda Mileaur is a work-with-a-fever veteran. She worked in restaurants and bars for 10 years, and in that time, she knew full well that staying in bed to nurse a cold equated to no money in her purse. For Amanda, this meant she was probably uncomfortable and in a bad mood on the job, for the patrons she served, it could have spelled disaster. This is why paid sick leave policies are so important for so many companies; top to bottom.