Benefits Canada: No single effort by a company will address the many reasons for employee absences. However, a 2015 study by Morneau Shepell Ltd. found that...
Journal de Montréal : Si un salarié absent est assez facile à repérer, et à comptabiliser, un salarié qui verse dans le présentéisme l’est beaucoup moins. Comment s’en protéger ?
HRjob.ca: The challenge in absenteeism in the workplace is not to convince employers that the phenomenon is costly.
Benefits Canada: While positive reinforcement in the form of bonuses, pay raises and awards is a common human resource tool, does it work when it comes to addressing absenteeism?
Montreal Gazette: All of us have colleagues who come to work even when they're under the weather. They do it enough that there’s a word for it: presenteeism...
The Globe and Mail: The cost of doing nothing to deal with mental health issues is becoming more and more apparent to corporate leaders.
TheStar.com: Presenteeism and why women may be more susceptible to it.
HRM Canada: Perspectives on absence management are evolving.
This guide outlines the various causes and problems associated with workforce absenteeism. But more importantly it provides useful advice on addressing the problem with proven best practices.
Benefits Canada: Less than half of employers — 46 per cent — did any kind of absence tracking in 2013, despite pinning the cost to the Canadian economy of all of those missing days at close to $17 billion per year.