Integrated PTO Pl Sick And Vacation Leave

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A drawback to an integrated PTO plan is combining sick and vacation leave can lead to employees coming to work sick "presenteeism". Presenteeism, according to Korotin, is when sick employees go to work and save their PTO days (2011). Employees are hesitant to use PTO when they are sick when they view PTO as vacation days. This is due to the employee’s perception that he or she is losing vacation time when they take a day off for an illness; despite the fact, PTO is designed to cover both sick and vacation leave. This disadvantage can be managed by establishing an organizational culture that encourages sick employees to stay home. Thus, if an employee comes to work sick, send him or her home, as the employer must protect the rest of its employees
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