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Reducing Employee Absenteeism: Solutions That Work For Employees That Don't
2/15/2010


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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Charlie Bross
http://HRTrainingCenter.com

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