Ignoring Employee Absences May Prove Costly for Canadian Organizations, According to Hewitt

Costs associated with employee absenteeism are significant, whether the absence is due to a work-related injury or personal illness, according to a new survey from global human resources services firm Hewitt Associates. However, despite evidence of increasing employee absenteeism rates, Hewitt’s survey shows most employers are not equipped to address these issues as successfully as they might like.

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