Dealing with absenteeism
- THE QUANTITATIVE MONITORING OF ABSENTEEISM: DO 'NO-FAULT' AND JUST CAUSE STANDARDS CONFLICT? Duff, James C. // Arbitration Journal;Mar1985, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p61
The article discusses the employees' absenteeism in the United States. In the desperate rush to eliminate generic absenteeism, many companies have devised and adopted unilaterally so-called "no-fault" absentee control programs. These attendance plans have many specific forms, but essentially...
- Legal Q&A... // Personnel Today;7/1/2008, p10
The article offers questions and answers related to labor laws and legislations, including whether an employee can take extra time off on the basis unavailed holidays, provisions to restrict staff from taking regular holidays, and sickness absence.
- Follow 4 keys to legally manage employee absenteeism. // HR Specialist: Ohio Employment Law;Apr2010, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p4
The article offers tips for employers to legally manage employees from the problem of absenteeism. It notes that inorder to combat the problem of absenteeism, several tips must be considered including the setting of clear policy, keeping attendance and absence records, being consistent with...
- CHAPTER 6: Hours. DelPo, Amy; Guerin, Lisa // Create Your Own Employee Handbook (9781413313857);5/ 1/2011, p61
The article discusses how to develop a company policy concerning the work schedules of a company's workers. It presents several things that should be covered, including flexible scheduling, meal and rest breaks and lactation breaks. It also covers the policies on absenteeism and punctuality, as...
- Cameron is HR's flexible friend. // People Management;Dec2012, p8
The article discusses a policy from the British government that will give equal rights to employees without children as it relates to employee scheduling, which is expected to improve productivity and reduce sickness, absenteeism, and recruitment costs for British companies.
- TECHNICAL TUTORIAL. Dowling, Paul // PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);5/15/2009, p36
The article discusses the Bradford Points scheme which serves as a way to demonstrate how disruptive frequent, short-term employee absence could be relative to occasional longer duration of absences. The scheme has been in existence since the 1980s, and was first introduced in the automobile...
- No laughing matter. Loch, Pam // Employers Law;Feb2009, p20
The presents information on how a robust absence management policy can dramatically reduce absenteeism and its associated costs. It should enable the employer to try to ascertain the length of the absence and if the employee could be disabled in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act...
- Chronically Absent Workers Weigh on Employers' Productivity and Profits. Paggi, Robin // EHS Today Exclusive Insight;11/10/2014, p4
The article focuses on the findings of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index which determined factors that contribute to chronically absent workers in the U.S., as of November 2014. Topics discussed include several health conditions and chronic diseases associated with chronically absent...
- Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Employee Absence And The Evaporating Workforce. Kaleta, Sharon; Anderson, Edward E. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;11/3/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 44, p28
Focuses on the impact of incidental or claimless employee abscenses on struggling companies in the U.S. Unscheduled instances when an employee is away from work for one to five days; Reasons cited why incidental abscenses occur; Effect of unscheduled abscenses on work schedules.