Federal civil servants are calling in sick in record numbers — more than two times the rate of their counterparts in the private sector.

On Friday, Treasury Board President Tony Clement suggested some employees are abusing the system, extending their weekend and spending an extra day at the cottage.

Are federal bureacrats playing hooky or is it a sign of a stressed-out workforce? CBC News Network's Power & Politics host Evan Solomon speaks with Chris Aylward of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.