Firms' manage absences by increasing integration

June 2002
Employee Benefit News;6/15/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p3
Reports on a survey from Mercer Human Resource Consulting and risk services firm Marsh Inc. regarding the average percentage of payroll employers spend on absence-related benefits in the U.S. as of June 2002. Average cost of unscheduled time off; Percentage of the respondents who have paid-time off banks that pool vacation and sick leave; Integration of short-term and long-term disability programs under a single carrier or administrator.


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