When an employee calls out sick, it throws a wrench in the works for your business. You have to shuffle around schedules, find a replacement, and deal with the hassle of documenting and tracking the occurrence. How you deal with employee absences can make the difference between your operation running like a well-oiled machine
Do your employees follow a defined process when they call in sick? If not, it may be time to establish call-in procedures.
The process your employees follow to call in sick can be a source of frustration or efficiency. Learn how employee call-off hotlines can help save you time by streamlining your absence reporting.
An employee attendance policy helps optimize productivity and reduce absenteeism, but it is only effective if consistently enforced. And that can be easier said than done.
Companies looking to streamline their employee call-in procedures often start by addressing the most pressing problem: setting up a single point of contact for employees when they call in sick to work.
Occasionally employees miss work. They get sick; an emergency arises; they just need a day off — for whatever reason, they won’t be at work that day.
This will not come as news to anyone in Management or HR, but employee attendance has become one of the greatest challenges to modern businesses. Not only does poor employee attendance crush your productivity, but it can also result in costly unemployment claims and grievances. The government and unions always give the benefit of
Lawsuits are the very real boogie men of the business world. Over the past decade, companies faced with employee lawsuits paid an average of $40,000 for out-of-court settlements and $45,000 when cases went to trial. And, when employees have better cases than their employers, that figure can increase exponentially. Currently, hourly workplace absenteeism in America