Poll: How easy is it for flu-stricken California state workers to take time off?

jortiz@sacbee.comJanuary 15, 2014 

Harry's "Cold or Flu" Chicken and Vegetable Soup at Harry's Caf

A steaming bowl of Harry's "Cold or Flu" Chicken and Vegetable Soup at Harry's Café in Sacramento on Dec. 6, 2012.

RANDALL BENTON — The Sacramento Bee

Tuesday’s flu message from the California Department of Human Resources got us thinking: Just how easy is it for state employees to take time off when they’re sick? A policy is one thing, but what really happens in offices, prisons, hospitals, schools and other workplaces around the state may be another matter entirely.

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