Absence management: 6 steps to improve communication and enhance engagement
These steps will help you communicate your company’s absence management policies and procedures and meet regulatory requirements.
By Sally Prather and Karen English|August 27, 2021 at 09:34 AM
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As companies and their employees continue the transition to the “new normal,” fresh challenges are emerging for HR departments around absence management. The availability of COVID-19 vaccines has spurred use of accumulated personal or company policy time, while many employees are requesting time off for delayed medical procedures, to care for family members or to cope with the lingering effects of COVID-19.
Extensive and concurrent employee absences can create considerable disruption for businesses, resulting in decreased productivity and increased staffing expenses. Effectively communicating your company’s absence management program is essential to not only control workplace absences but also to foster employee engagement.
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