Needed sick days declines
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the number of days off for job-related illness and injury has declined. The private sector rate for days-away-from work cases was 99.9 per 10,000 full-time workers in 2013, down from the 2012 rate of 101.9 per 10,000 full-time workers. Violence and other injuries by persons or animals accounted for 4% of the cases in the private sector.
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