Employers lax on absence management

Anderson, Tom
June 2005
Employee Benefit News;6/15/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p65
Provides information on the findings of the 2005 Absence Management Survey by JHA and "Employee Benefit News,"on how employers in the U.S. deal with absence management problems. Percentage of companies participating in the survey that are actually tracking the cost of absenteeism; Average loss of companies each day an employee is absent; Barrier to effective absence management.


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