Remedy sick leave abuse
- Managing absenteeism for greater productivity. Buschak, Mona; Craven, Christa // SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075);Winter96, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p26
Presents information on the literature related to absenteeism, and suggests how managers can improve their absenteeism rate, which as a result, will improve productivity. View that Bona fide illness, or other acceptable reasons are not associated with absenteeism; Statistics concerning workdays...
- Always a story behind the numbers. Albertson, David // Employee Benefit News;Jan1999, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p9
Reports on the increase in unscheduled absenteeism of workers in the United States in 1998. Cost of unscheduled absences; Reasons employees take sick days; Advice for benefits managers.
- Employers move away from strict sick days. Milligan, Amanda // Business Insurance;11/02/98, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p2
Cites a survey by CCH Inc. which indicate a growing number of employers in the United States, redefining their sick-leave plans to accommodate employees' needs and address absenteeism. Most common reasons cited by employees for their unscheduled absences; Ways for eliminating the need for...
- 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...
- Back Pain Prevalence in US Industry and Estimates of Lost Workdays. How-Ran Guo; Tanaka, Shiro; Halperin, William E.; Cameron, Lorraine L. // American Journal of Public Health;Jul99, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p1029
Objectives. Back pain is the most common reason for filing workers' compensation claims and often causes lost workdays. Data from the 1988 National Health Interview Survey were analyzed to identify high-risk industries and to estimate the prevalence of work-related back pain and number of...
- HR Solutions. Lacy, Diane // HR Magazine;Sep2004, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p40
Presents ways to handle health-related absences of employees in the U.S. Details of the groups of medical leave considerations; Relation between voluntary benefits and the requirements of federal and state laws.
- 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.