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01 September 2014

Managing Absence in the Workplace

Posted By: AIB Business

Small businesses in Ireland lose over €563 million per annum through absenteeism, writes Aviné McNally from the Small Firms Association. But what can be done to address the problem?

Absenteeism is defined as all absence from work other than annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave, jury duty and days lost to strikes and lay offs. It includes days lost due to illness, long term absence, exam and study leave, compassionate leave, married/civil partnership leave and parental leave.


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