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#sick days

# sick-days - This year 2022

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'

May 17th 2022, 5:58 PM 26,434 Views 29 Comments

Equality Minister Irene Montero said the law will recognise a health problem that has been largely swept under the carpet until now.

# sick-days - All time

In 2014, a quarter of all sick days at the National Museum were stress-related
# Bullying Allegations
# Bullying Allegations

In 2014, a quarter of all sick days at the National Museum were stress-related

May 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 25,129 Views 32 Comments

The National Museum of Ireland has been accused of harbouring a culture of bullying and intimidation.

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend
# Mental Health Days
# Mental Health Days

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 947 Views 45 Comments

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

10 reasons sick days are utterly torturous
# THAT'S SICK
From The Daily Edge
# THAT'S SICK

10 reasons sick days are utterly torturous

Mar 26th 2014, 12:56 PM 31,049 Views 20 Comments

Home is where the hell is.

Poll: Should bereaved pet owners be given compassionate leave?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should bereaved pet owners be given compassionate leave?

Jan 15th 2014, 9:30 AM 17,379 Views 106 Comments

Many pet owners call in sick after the death of a beloved animal. Would compassionate leave be a better solution?

Ouch: Headaches can lead to over 890,000 sick days every year – survey
# Headaches
# Headaches

Ouch: Headaches can lead to over 890,000 sick days every year – survey

Mar 12th 2013, 6:50 AM 4,246 Views 7 Comments

Sick days as a result of headaches cost employers nearly €100 million annually according to a survey carried out by Nurofen as part of Headache Awareness Week.

111,000 pupils miss more than 20 school days a year
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

111,000 pupils miss more than 20 school days a year

Jul 26th 2012, 7:41 AM 7,424 Views 27 Comments

The Oireachtas health committee heard pupil absence details yesterday, and was told that 158 pupils were expelled in the 2009-2010 year.

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?

Jul 4th 2012, 11:34 AM 18,216 Views 95 Comments

Sick leave costs the Government and businesses millions every year. So should employees have to provide proof?

€26million: The annual bill for sick leave in the civil service
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

€26million: The annual bill for sick leave in the civil service

Jul 4th 2012, 9:01 AM 4,931 Views 99 Comments

In one Government department, the average employee had a day off sick every three weeks.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 8th 2011, 7:55 PM 1,879 Views 7 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Bill Clinton’s ideas for economic recovery, why your taps may not be working, and how Amsterdam drug users’ highs are now a little lower…

Government paid out €1billion on sick days last year
# Sick Days
# Sick Days

Government paid out €1billion on sick days last year

Oct 8th 2011, 12:32 PM 462 Views 22 Comments

Irish workers claimed for 26 million days off in 2010, according to new figures.