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Description: Dr. William Schaffner, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and Andy Challenger, of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, discuss how the flu affects the US economy and how people can avoid illness during a tough flu season.

Flu season could cost employers $9 billion in productivity from CNBC.

Source: CNBC.com – video report

Date: Jan 19, 2018

Link: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/01/19/flu-season-could-cost-employers-9-billion-in-productivity.html

Questions for discussion:

  • Explain the basis for a $9 billion cost in productivity to the economy.
  • How can management deal with employee concerns in the workplace?

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