Don’t Mix Business and Altruism
[Stevens] said she felt pressured to return to work Sept. 6, before she was ready — even while her boss [Brucia] was still recovering at home. When Stevens went home sick three days after her return, she said, Brucia actually called her from home to berate her.
“She . . . said, ‘What are you doing? Why aren’t you at work?’ I told her I didn’t feel good,’’ Stevens told The Post. “She said, ‘You can’t come and go as you please. People are going to think you’re getting special treatment.’”