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Workplace Absenteeism Factors

 Homeopathic remedies plus chamomile

Is your work culture causing your employees to stay

away?


2004-03-20

As reported in an Ipsos-Reid study released March 18, 2004 the main preventable contributors to employee absenteeism are:

  • Depression/anxiety/other mental health disorders - 66%
  • Stress - 60%
  • [Negative] Relationship with supervisor or manager - 44%
  • Co-worker conflict in the workplace - 28%

Other factors prompting employees to call in sick are:

  • Childcare issues - 24%
  • Parenting issues - 21%
  • Addictions or substance use/abuse issues - 20%
  • Eldercare issues - 19%

What measures is your company taking to reduce stress and improve the environment for your employees? How much can you save in lost productivity by initiating a few changes to your corporate culture?

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