Sick of Absenteeism? Get Rid of Sick Days
- Managing absenteeism and sick days. Reid-Williams, Lynette; Schuster, Karolyn // Food Management;Aug99, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p26
Discusses effective methods that United States foodservice operators use to reduce absenteeism and to discourage employees from taking the maximum personal and sick days to which they are entitled. Proper scheduling of leave time; Travel reward drawings and cash for unused days; Task of...
- Dateline DC. // HR Weekly;10/13/2014, Vol. 2 Issue 41, p2
The article presents news briefs related to personnel management in the U.S. as of October 2014 including the increase in minimum wage of contractors and federal grant provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to conduct feasibility studies on paid family and medical leaves.
- Before getting sick over paid-leave bills, operators should first consider the benefits. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;6/25/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 26, p31
The author cites some benefits for restaurant operators from offering qualifying employees paid sick leave in the U.S. One is that operators could differentiate themselves from competitors and attract better employees. Another is the potential for cost savings, noting that hiring and training...
- Checking up on sick workers: The 6 do's and don'ts. // HR Specialist;Jan2010, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p7
The article offers information on the management of employees who call in sick. According to the absenteeism survey of CareerBuilder LLC, 32 percent of employees called in sick when they really were not. It notes that a policy for checking on sick employees prevents discrimination and harassment...
- Paid leave improves attendance. // Professional Safety;Apr98, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on sick-leave from employment in the United States. Contribution of sick-leave to unscheduled absences; Advantages of paid-leave banks; Findings of the seventh annual Unscheduled Absence Survey conducted by CCH Incorporated; Comments from CCH analyst Paul Gibson.
- Blue jean flu. Geier, Thom // U.S. News & World Report;3/20/95, Vol. 118 Issue 11, p24
States that, according to a new Gallup Poll, one quarter of 18-to-29 year-olds with jobs call in sick once or twice a year when they're really not. Comparison to other age groups.
- John Wayne versus Caspar Milquetoast. Mullich, Joe // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;6/12/95, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p5
Opinion. Comments on employees' reluctance to take sick leaves. John Wayne work ethic concept; Relation with the corporate downsizing trend; Managers' preference to have employees in the office even when they are sick.
- CLEAR CONSCIENCE. Landolt, Sara Cox // Credit Union Management;May2003, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p48
Focuses on the pros and cons of paid time off (PTO) system, a strategy to reduce the sick leave claims of employees in the U.S. Payment for unused sick leave; Tendency of the employees not avail the sick leave to get payments; Factors to consider in the implementation of a PTO system.
- SPRAINS. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2001, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p14
Presents a graph on sprains, strains and tears causing employees to take time off from work in the United States.