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The Effectiveness of Absence-Control Programs

Did you know 41% of companies have not implemented "paid leave banks," but it is considered the most effective absence control program?

September 18, 2003
Related Topics: Benefit Design and Communication, Compensation
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Which absence-control program works best? The 2002 CCH Unscheduled Absence Survey, surveyed 333 human resources executives in U.S. companies and organizations of all sizes. It reflects experiences of randomly polled organizations with an estimated total of nearly two million employees.

Effectiveness and Use of Absence Control Programs

 

Absence Control Program

Effectiveness Rating
1: Not Very Effective to 5: Very Effective

Precent Use

Paid Leave Bank

3.6

59%

Disciplinary Action

3.4

93%

Buy Back 3.4

50%

Bonus

3.2

54%

Yearly Review

3.0

81%

Verification of Illness  3.0 71%
No Fault  3.0

57%

Personal Recognition  2.7

59%

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