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- Regular attendance an essential function? Schned, Thomas D. // Fire Engineering;Dec96, Vol. 149 Issue 12, p74
Details court cases involving regular attendance of employees of fire departments in the United States. Ruling in favor of a disabled employee who cannot go to work regularly; Termination of a temporary employee due to excess absenteeism.
- Prize offer fights fire service absenteeism. Golding, Nick // Employee Benefits;Feb2006, p10
The article reports on the offer of staff prize incentives to the staff of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service in England in its bid to reduce absenteeism levels. The design of the package is to provide incentives to employees who are absent for an average of 10.6 days each year. Benefits offered...
- Preventing Employee Problems. MARINUCCI, RICHARD // Fire Engineering;Aug2011, Vol. 164 Issue 8, p24
The article offers advice on minimizing the chances that a good employee will create problems in the fire department. One of the problems created by some employees is sick time abuse. It notes that departments should have a good hiring process to increase the likelihood that individuals with the...
- Farm jobs and managerial positions have lowest absence rate. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Jan2003, pN.PAG
Reports on the absence rates of workers in farming, forestry and fishing occupations and in managerial and professional specialty positions in the U.S. in 2002. Absence rate among full-time workers with either farm jobs or managerial positions; Occupations with the highest absence rate; Absence...
- Risk factors. // Occupational Health;May2003, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p5
Reports on a research into employees at risk for long-term sickness absence in the Netherlands.
- What do we know about employee absence behavior? An ... Kaiser, Carl P. // Journal of Socio-Economics;1998, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p80
Focuses on identifying the contributions and limitations of each approaches to research of absenteeism. Individual approach; Social psychological approach; Economic approach.
- Smoking, self-selection and absenteeism. Leigh, J. Paul // Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance;Winter95, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p365
Investigates the impact of smoking in employee absenteeism based on the 1986 wave of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). Tobit regressions; Comparison of absence rate between male and female employees; Tobit regression computational methods.
- Stealing a look. // Westchester County Business Journal;06/11/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 24
Cites a poll by Maritz Marketing Research showing the percentage of employees in the United States that have faked an illness with their employers to watch a sports game. Percentage of employees that prefer baseball, football, basketball and hockey; How employers are lucky that professional...
- HR Space. // Employers Law;Sep2012, p17
The article presents answers a question regarding dismissal of an employee who fails to contact the company with reasons for absence.