NO escape

Lee, Karen
December 2000
Employee Benefit News;Dec2000, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p27
Emphasizes the importance of employee disability and absence management for employers aiming to participate in the global economy. Absence rates; Concerns of foreign employers and United States companies on the entitlement mentality of employees in countries of Great Britain and Australia; Role of stress in the physical and mental illnesses that keep employees out of work; Potential effect of privacy concerns on disability management and return-to-work programs.


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