|Reducing Employee Absenteeism: Solutions That Work For Employees That Don't|
Employee absenteeism is one of the most common and costly workplace problems facing employers today. In fact, absenteeism levels are at their highest since 1999 and costs employers an estimated $850,000 per year.
There's no perfect solution to chronic absenteeism. However, there are methods and techniques that you can employ to improve at-work rates and remain in compliance with the FMLA, ADA and other leave and wage hour laws.
Teleconference Learning Objectives:
- What works and how to create a facilitative, rather than punitive program for keeping employees happy and in-house
- Best practices on how to nurture a healthier, more productive workforce
- Key techniques to help you lower labor costs, higher employee satisfaction, and increase productivity levels
- What to include and leave out of the company attendance policy
- Why it's crucial to train direct supervisors in attendance management
- How and when to conduct return to work interviews
- "Gotchas" of perfect attendance incentive programs
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rules and how to stay in compliance
- How and when to implement disciplinary procedures and what is appropriate
- Alternative scheduling ? how flexible work scheduling and job sharing can help
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