We don’t need new sick leaves. Period (Editor's Notes)

Simple sick days should cover employee needs
By Todd Humber
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/18/2016

If you’re not feeling well, take a sick day. It’s really that simple.

But, as any HR professional knows, life is never simple when it comes to people and the working world. So it doesn’t actually work that way.

Because a minority of people tend to abuse any policy, employers have generally had to put a cap on the number of paid sick days offered — and even implement limitations on unpaid sick days to ensure they are properly staffed on any given day.