Businesses take on swine flu

As H1N1 outbreaks threaten Oregon’s workforce, companies take steps to prevent illnesses.

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Oregon companies are taking precautions to keep their employees from being sidelined by the H1N1 outbreak.

The government estimates that up to 40 percent of the workforce could be affected by the pandemic, either because they’re sick themselves or caring for ill family members.

“That absentee rate will affect operations in our communities, schools and businesses,” Gov. Ted Kulongoski said. “It will affect our economy.”

Read the full story at The Register-Guard.

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