TITLE

Cut absence to compete globally

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
People Management;5/29/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the statement issued by Christine Owen, head of Mercer's global health management consulting team, on the importance of tackling sickness absence in Europe. She said high sickness absence in Ireland and other European countries is threatening their competitiveness against emerging economies. Mercer's previous absence management survey found that the average annual sickness in Europe was between five and 10 days per employee.
ACCESSION #
32671909

 

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