Taking Control of Employee Absence—Best Practices in Absence Management

Did you know? The average employee will miss two full weeks of work each year, yet less than half of companies have an attendance management policy.

While it’s crucial that companies have an absenteeism policy, it doesn’t stop there. The impact of presenteeism—or working while sick—can lead to productivity loss, employee exhaustion and chronic poor health.

In the May/June 2017 issue of Plans & Trusts, Cowan Insurance Group’s Practice Leader, VP Health, Disability & Wellness, Amélie Meilleur, demonstrates how organizations can use a clearly defined attendance policy, effective communication and management training to implement return-to-work strategies that benefit employees and the company's bottom line. 

Read the full feature article here.

Plans & Trusts is a Canadian magazine published by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.