More firms take healthy option to fight absence
- NEWS FROM Personnel today. // Occupational Health;Dec2006, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p4
The article presents updates related to the occupational health sector. Six out of 10 workers would consider swapping long hours for a less stressful existence, according to research from insurer Prudential. According to a survey by Robert Half Finance & Accounting, staff absenteeism is...
- Getting back to business. Paton, Nic // Occupational Health;Jul2004, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p16
Discusses the findings of an annual survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry and AXA regarding workplace absence in Great Britain. Losses caused by workplace absence; Activities implemented by several firms to address workplace absence; Reason behind short-term and long-term...
- Distinct longitudinal patterns of absenteeism and their antecedents in full-time Australian employees. Magee, Christopher A.; Caputi, Peter; Jeong Kyu Lee; Lee, Jeong Kyu // Journal of Occupational Health Psychology;Jan2016, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p24
This paper investigated distinct longitudinal trajectories of absenteeism over time, and underlying demographic, work, and health antecedents. Data from the Household, Income, and Labor Dynamics in Australia Survey were used; this is a panel study of a representative sample of Australian...
- DO YOU COST THE IMPACT OF ABSENCE? // Personnel Today;9/28/2004, p54
This article presents the results of a survey related to absenteeism. For all organization absenteeism was 34%.
- HR professionals want GPs to continue issuing sicknotes. Paton, Nic // Occupational Health;Jul2004, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p4
Reports on the result of a survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development on the increase in stress-related absence of employees in Great Britain in 2003. Action taken by general practitioners regarding the issue; Causes of long-term absence for manual workers.
- Dealing With Unscheduled Absences. // Community Banker;Jan2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p12
The article presents the results of the "2007 CCH Unscheduled Absence Survey," which suggest employees are having a hard time juggling the demands of their workplace and home responsibilities. Only 34 percent of employees who call in sick are physically ill, while 40 per-cent are taking time to...
- The case against perfect-attendance awards. // HR Specialist: Employment Law;Apr2013, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p5
The article explains the legal and non-legal issues facing many employers who use perfect-attendance awards as a tool to prevent absenteeism issues.
- Police staff rewarded for good attendance. // People Management;6/30/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 13, p8
Focuses on a pilot scheme introduced by the Metropolitan Police Service in Great Britain to reward employees with good attendance, in an effort to reduce sickness absence. Payment offered to staff with exemplary attendance; Remarks from Gordon Davison, director of human resource people...
- Why can't you just come to work? Dealing with absenteeism. // Manager's Legal Bulletin;11/15/2016, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p3
The article offers suggestions for managers to deal with absenteeism at the workplace including promoting good attendance at the workplace, inculcating attendance in performance policies and counselling workers struggling with attendance.