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- Too much time taken off for injuries, doctors believe. Rubis, Leon // HR Magazine;Jun98, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p22
Reports on a survey of industrial physicians about the time taken off for workers' compensation claims in the United States. Non-medical reasons for unnecessary time off; Remarks by Jennifer Christian of ManagedComp Inc.
- Integrated absence control slashes costs. Kweller, Deborah S.; Hilb, Karen G. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;04/06/98, Vol. 102 Issue 14, p15
Focuses on integrated absence control programs aimed at both occupational and non-occupational employee absences in the United States. 1997 predictions of the Census Bureau emphasizing the need for such comprehensive absence-management programs; Reevaluation of company policies and...
- Transitional duty pays off for employers, charities and injured workers. Kranz, Garry // Workforce Management;Dec2003, Vol. 82 Issue 13, p75
Focuses on the creative strategies being employed by companies like Dannon Yogurt in the U.S. in an aim to rein in the runaway costs of medically-related absences. Transitional-duty program employed by Dannon for its absence management; Pitfalls of Dannon's transitional-duty program; Increase...
- Treating the Whole Elephant. Shafer, Rebecca A. // Risk Management (00355593);Nov2005, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p10
The article discusses an approach for reducing workers compensation costs. A well-designed program can reduce the workers compensation costs by 20% to 60%. However, a program has to be comprehensive to work. The first step for developing a comprehensive solution is to understand how bad the...
- Total Absence Management: Practical Solutions to Prevent and Minimize Employee Absence. Ritter, Anne // Employee Benefits Journal;Dec2000, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p3
Discusses total absence management. Benefits; Components; Correlation between absence, employee turnover and productivity.
- Time is money. // Personnel Today;7/9/2002, p26
Focuses on implications of improving the personnel management for company expenditures. Importance of assigning absence management to human resource and line managers; Prioritization of productivity for improvement of employees performance; Significance of strategic analytics to solve...
- Benchmarker 2002. // Personnel Today;7/9/2002, p51
Provides information related to personnel management. Variation of absenteeism level among employees; Expenditures on agency recruitment; Survey on the effectiveness of human resource.
- Strong return-to-work culture can cut costs of absenteeism. Carroll, Pam // Employee Benefit News;Oct2000, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p16
Reports on the impact of employee absenteeism on companies. Range of the total cost of absenteeism on the company's payroll; Things employers can do to promote a return-to-work culture; Insurance carrier considerations for building a return-to-work culture.
- How to deal with continuing absenteeism. // New Zealand Management;Aug2000, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p12
Offers tips for managers on the management of employee absenteeism. Focus on interdependence; Detection of warning signs of absenteeism; Practice of post-absence interviews; Support for legitimate personal problems.