17 bosses explain how they'll deal with employees who plan on 'chucking a sickie' the day after Australia Day

  • Wed 25th Jan 2017

Real party of guys and girls getting drunk

This year, Australia Day falls on a Thursday, which means Friday is business as usual. Yuck.

Because of this, an estimated 380,000 Australian workers will be “chucking a sickie” the day after the national public holiday.

While some argue it should be a long weekend anyway to celebrate the event, the unexplained absences are expected to but a strain on businesses — more than $50 million to be exact, according to News.com.au.

With this in mind Business Insider asked bosses what they thought of it, and how they planned to manage the situation. Here’s what they had to say.

Read the full article here

  • Wed 25th Jan 2017