Word on the Street: NSF International survey on going to work sick

News 12 asked viewers if they call out or tough it out, and the response was split. (3/24/14)

BROOKLYN - It seems as though everyone is getting sick lately, but not everyone is staying home to recoup. 

According to a new public health survey from NSF International, 42 percent of American workers go to work ill, even when they know they are sick.   

The study also found that 20 percent of employees never stay home sick, no matter what. 

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News 12 asked Brooklyn viewers if they call out or tough it out, and the response was split. Some would rather stay home and not risk infecting coworkers, but others feared falling behind in their workloads or losing pay. 

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