One million tiny plays about work
- Sickness absence levels could 'creep back up'. // Personnel Today;6/15/2010, p2
The article discusses sickness absence trends at workplace in Great Britain during the recession.
- Work ability and duration of certified sickness absence. Reiso, Harald; Nygård, Jan F; Brage, Sören; Gulbrandsen, Pål; Tellnes, Gunnar // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Sep2001, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p218
Aims: The aim of this study was to examine the association between assessed work ability and the duration of certified sickness absence. Methods: A total of 549 patients and 52 doctors provided questionnaire data about 549 episodes of absence. The episodes were classified as new, one month, or...
- Sick employees can do more harm than good. Glenn, David J. // Westchester County Business Journal;11/18/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p4
Reports on the negative consequences of using employee sick leaves for other reasons in Westchester County, New York. Loss in productivity; Spread of disease in the workplace; Negligence of work among employees.
- Missing persons. James, Philip; Dibben, Pauline; Cunningham, Ian // People Management;11/23/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 23, p40
Deals with the management of long-term sickness absence in employment in Great Britain, in line with a survey by Middlesex University Business School in 2000. Workplace adjustments that could be implemented to assist a sick employee's return to work and difficulties associated with making such...
- `Unfair pressure' on sick staff. // People Management;6/25/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p16
Unveils a report on the unfair pressure on employees who take sickness leave in Great Britain, conducted by Unison, the public-sector employees' union. Measures used by corporations to control absenteeism; Comments from Sarah Copsey of Unison on absenteeism policies.
- Bosses fight against the 'sickie.'. // Asian Pacific Post;9/25/2008, p18
The article discusses various issues concerning employee absenteeism due to health problems.
- Sickness absence rate falls yet again. // Works Management;Jul2010, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p6
The article reports on the decline of absence due to sickness among the employees in Great Britain from 2007 to 2009.
- Gone but not forgotten. Ballard, John // People Management;4/3/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p56
Presents information on rehabilitation initiatives to reduce long-term sickness absence for workers in Great Britain as of April 2003. Percentage of the all-sector absence rate in 2002; Results of the report 'Maximizing Attendance,' from the Work Foundation; Rehabilitation initiatives used by...
- Sick leave is on the increase. // Personnel Today;1/21/2003, p7
Cites a research conducted by Work Foundation on sickness absence in Great Britain. Increase in sickness absence rates; Comparison of sickness absence rates during 2001 and 2002; Reasons for sickness absence.