Absenteeism (79 items)



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 »





Absences increasing as bosses fail on flexibility

Australia's work/work culture will create an "overload tsunami" and drive absenteeism through the roof unless its best "knowledge workers" are offered genuine flexibility, according to health and demography expert Dr Linda Duxbury. » more »



Supportive leadership and high morale cut psychological injuries

High individual and team morale - or a positive "work team climate" - underpinned by supportive, balanced leadership, is the key to preventing workplace-related psychological injuries, according to Health Service Australia's director of psychology, Dr Peter Cotton. » more »