Executive management at US airlines has spent years taking care of themselves; depositing huge bonus checks into their accounts while simultaneously expecting workers to accept less and less. Employees have lost pay, benefits and even their pensions to fund airline mergers, expansions and business model adjustments that now have airlines reporting record profits for the second year in a row. 

Workers must have a plan to take care of themselves this flu season

Here are some tips to stay healthy this season. But remember, higher levels of stress make anyone more susceptible to colds or flu — which can cause you to miss work.

2015 Health Advisory

Flu Season Information from the CDC

Flu Season Information from the CDC. Flu season could arrive earlier this year.

People who have the flu often feel some or all of these symptoms:
  • Fever* or feeling feverish/chills.
  • Cough.
  • Sore throat.
  • Runny or stuffy nose.
  • Muscle or body aches.
  • Headaches.
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.
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