Absenteeism (75 items)


Webcast: Why invest in workplace wellness

Investing in workplace wellness reduces business costs associated with absence and workers' compensation, but there are clear benefits in terms of engagement and productivity as well, says Aon Hewitt principal Danni Hocking. In this webcast, she outlines:

  • the positive impact of workplace wellness programs;
  • the business impact of unhealthy employees;
  • how to integrate wellness programs based on your organisation's risk profile;
  • HR's role in workplace wellness;
  • a case study of a successful workplace wellness initiative; and
  • the importance of articulating the return on investment in workplace wellness.
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Webcast: How to manage ill, injured and absent employees

Managing workers on extended sick leave, or with long-term injuries, requires carefully balancing business needs with your rights and obligations as an employer. Watch this webcast to learn:

  • The major risks in taking action on long-term injured, sick or absent employees;
  • A step-by-step process for managing employees on unauthorised absence;
  • What to do when an injured worker is unable to return to work or perform pre-injury duties; and
  • Tips for defending unfair dismissal and other claims arising from absenteeism.
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Manage poor performance cautiously and consistently

Legal action arising out of performance management used to be confined to award and EBA-covered workers, but increasingly employers are facing claims from managers and more senior employees, according to employment lawyer Natalie Spark. » more »