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Mar 26, 2019: 09:00

Managing Absenteeism in the Workplace

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Lorenzo Lisi, Meghan A. Cowan, Fiona Brown and Michael F. Horvat An employee’s intentional or regular absence from work can decrease productivity and impact company morale and finances. There are a number of critical steps employers must take to avoid absenteeism in the workplace, and methods to manage absenteeism when it happens. 

Join Aird & Berlis legal experts as they discuss the challenges presented by absenteeism in the workplace and proactive steps you can take to build an effective absence policy.

  • How to identify absenteeism in the workplace
  • Managing absenteeism
  • Accommodation and statutory rights
    -   An employee's right to reasonable accommodation 
    -   Leaves provided by statute
    -   Common law considerations
  • The attendance policy
  • Termination for absenteeism
    -  Culpable vs. non-culpable absenteeism
    -  Frustration of contract
    -  The contract of insurance


CPD for Lawyers:
1 Substantive Hour
CPD for HRPA and CHRP Members: 1 Hour

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