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Are You Really Sick When You Take Sick Leave?

by Savitha C Muppala on  July 18, 2011 at 10:24 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Absenteeism is serious as it affects productivity, and the loss due to absenteeism is very dear, estimated at £32billion annually.

 Are You Really Sick When You Take Sick Leave?
Are You Really Sick When You Take Sick Leave?
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Feigning sickness and taking a day off at work seems to be common among employees especially among the 18- 34 age group.  Some of the famous reasons for employee absenteeism were pet illnesses, stomach upsets, and of course a general 'under the weather' feeling.

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The research also found that the motivation to be absent from work stemmed from sheer frustration, boredom and depression. Some of them lied in order to experience some excitement like a romantic meeting with a loved one.



Source: Medindia
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