Forty years ago this weekend, my father died of a heart attack at the age of 52. I was 12, so as time goes by I remember less and less about him. But one vivid memory is of him always coming to my baseball games. And so when I had children, I promised myself that I would do the same — not ju…
CHICAGO — If you plan to use the last of your 2011 sick days before the end of the year — even if you’re not really under the weather — you might not be alone.
CHICAGO — For Veronica Mendoza, the message delivered by memo last month came across loud and clear: If you’re sick, stay home.