BLS: Gov't Workers 'Absent' 50% More Than Private-Sector WorkersCNS News
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Too bad the numbers aren't even higher.(CNSNews.com) - A government worker is 38 percent more likely to be absent from work for personal reasons or illnesses than a private-sector worker, and government workers miss 50 percent more of their usual work hours as a result of such absences than do private sector workers, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.