Over Half of Food Industry Workers Admit to Working While Sick
Not the folks you want sneezing on the job. A survey conducted by the Center for Research and Public Policy for Alchemy Systems found that the majority of food industry workers continue to go to work when they’re sick, Tech Times reports. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage for food industry workers as of May 2014 was $19,560. For many of them, missing work could be too costly.