Female absenteeism is not just about child care
November 05th, 2007
MSNBC, by Eve Tahmincioglu
Why women call in sick more than men is a complex workplace issue
The good news: Workers are calling in sick less often than they did just a decade ago.
The bad news: Women are still absent nearly twice as often as their male counterparts in the workplace.
It’s been a perpetual problem: Women tend to call in sick more often than men. But the why — even though you may think you know the answer — isn’t that clear cut, nor should it be.