TITLE

Wal-Mart adopts automated absenteeism system

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Chris
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Feb2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the automated absenteeism system adopted by Wal-Mart. Employees who are sick or late to work are required to call an 800 number who are then tagged with an unauthorized absence. Employees who log seven of those absences within six months will be automatically terminated. Wal-Mart spokesman John Simley cites the reason for adopting the attendance policy.
ACCESSION #
24200472

 

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