Sick of Absenteeism? Get Rid of Sick Days

Cole, Caroline Louise
September 2002
Workforce;Sep2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p56
Focuses on the approaches used by several companies in the U.S. to address their sick leave policies and prevent absenteeism. Implementation of an unscheduled use of earned time program at the Lahey Clinic; Recognition of sick time as an employee fringe benefit at the Clean Air Agency; Details on the sick time lottery program at Electric Boat Co. INSETS: Tips on Lowering Absenteeism, Increasing Productivity;Programs That Slash Costs and Build Morale.


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