Excerpt: But, the report noted, “the total costs for planned absences, such as vacations and holidays, average an equivalent of 26 percent of base payroll.” [emphasis added]
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Please disregard all of the above. (And it's the Wall Street Journal, no less!)
And in the first article.....
According to Sean Sullivan, a co-founder of the Institute for Health and Productivity, there’s a “presenteeism” problem when workers come to work but aren’t fully functioning because of physical, emotional or other time-draining distractions. [emphasis added]