Absenteeism is defined as the absence (with or without pay) of an employee from work due to his or her own illness, disability, or personal or family responsibility. The absence must be for a period of at least half a day, but less than 52 consecutive weeks. The following leaves are excluded from the definition: maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leaves, vacation and holidays, bereavement leave, and jury duty.
This 60-minute webinar presents data on absenteeism rates in Canada, the key drivers or causes of absenteeism, and the cost of employee absences.
This recorded webinar addresses the impact of work overload on employee health and productivity.