Coming to work sick is not tough, dedicated or noble. Its stupid. Coming to work sick doesn't save me money because you didn't take the day off, it costs me money. Coming to work sick, is wrong.
When you come to work sick, you spread your sickness. Those 10 other employees you infected, the ones who no it is ignorant to come to work ill, they'll each be out three days. That is one month of lost production, compared to the 3 you alone would have cost. Not to mention the fact that 10 projects are now behind schedule isntead of just one.
Don't get me wrong, you are a valued employee. Thats why I want you to take care of yourself. But you are not more valuable than ten others
Do everyone a favor.When you are sick, stay the hell home.