“While being on job rotation in Romania the head of one department (who is also Austrian) told me that in 6 years which he has been head not a single one of his employees took a single day of sick leave ever. Instead of staying home they showed up at work no matter how high their fever was although they were of course more or less unable to work. For an Austrian that is hard to understand as it makes hardly any sense to go to work if your condition makes it impossible to achieve anything and you are jeopardizing the healing process and risk infecting your colleagues as well.”