Outsourcing long-term sickness leads to 'forgotten' employees

Paton, Nic
January 2005
Occupational Health;Jan2005 Supplement, Vol. 57, p5
Academic Journal
Focuses on the guide "Recovery, Rehabilitation and Retention: Maintaining a Productive Workforce" that intends to help human resource (HR) professionals better manage employees suffering from stress and other mental health problems, to be published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in January 2005. Disadvantages of outsourcing long-term sickness absence management and payments to a permanent health insurance provider; Importance of ensuring that an HR employee is responsible for the case management process of a sick employee; Other key points included in the guide.


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