Economic Report

U.S. Productivity Loss from Illness Costs Employers $250.0 Billion, Flu Adds $9.0 Billion in 2018

U.S. Productivity Loss

In the U.S., sick employees in the workplace results in billions of dollars annually in lost productivity. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. productivity loss due to chronic conditions, which are largely preventable, costs U.S. employers’ losses due to lost productivity totaled over $153.0 billion annually. While chronic (more…)