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Grief in the American Workplace

by Judith Johnson

"Can you imagine 'getting over' the death of someone you love deeply in four days? That's the average paid leave given by American businesses according to 'Grief Index: The 'Hidden' Annual Costs of Grief in America's Workplace.' The truth is there is no 'getting over' the death of a loved one in either our business or private life. Rather, it takes time for us to find a new normalcy and to restore our ability to function effectively."

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