I need to find out some historical facts on absenteeism in the workplace. (Human resource lawrelated issues for a nursingleadership and managementclass).
Looking for historical facts regarding absenteeism in the workplace
I need to find out some historical facts on absenteeism in the workplace. (Human resource law related issues for a nursing leadership and management class). I have no idea where to begin.
Workers going absent become ‘absenteeism’. And moral panics over absenteeism have occurred periodically, over many years – sometimes, it seems, without any particular trigger.
“Why worker’s shortages don’t go away.”
Here are some of the historical facts on absenteeism in the workplace from “The Perfect Labor Storm Fact Book”-
Fact #1: Companies spent 15 percent of payroll on absenteeism in 2002. For an employer with 5,000 employees and an average pay base of $40,000, that adds up to $30 million a year. (Source: Mercer Human Resource Consulting and Workforce Magazine)
Fact #2: Three to six percent of any given workforce is absent every day due to unscheduled issues or disability claims. To compensate most companies overstaff by 10 to 20 percent to mask lost productivity. (Source: Synchrony)
Fact #3: Lost productivity due to presenteeism was, on average, 7.5 times greater than productivity lost due to absenteeism. For some conditions – the ratio was 15:1, 20:1, or even approached 30:1. (Source: The Health Coalition of Tampa, Florida (1999))
Fact #4: Depression Costs US …
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