Employer groups are concerned many Australians will take a sickie on Friday and head to the beach as part of an extended Australia Day long weekend. Photo: FairfaxEmployer groups are concerned many Australians will take a sickie on Friday and head to the beach as part of an extended Australia Day long weekend. Photo: Fairfax
Employer groups are concerned many Australians will take a sickie on Friday and head to the beach as part of an extended Australia Day long weekend. Photo: Fairfax

Australian employers concerned that workers will take a sickie on Friday for a long weekend

The number of people expected to call in sick after Australia Day for a four-day weekend is enough to cost the country’s economy US$41 million

Topic |   Fairfax Media
Employer groups are concerned many Australians will take a sickie on Friday and head to the beach as part of an extended Australia Day long weekend. Photo: FairfaxEmployer groups are concerned many Australians will take a sickie on Friday and head to the beach as part of an extended Australia Day long weekend. Photo: Fairfax
Employer groups are concerned many Australians will take a sickie on Friday and head to the beach as part of an extended Australia Day long weekend. Photo: Fairfax
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