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HRM CA | 23 Oct 2014, 01:53 PM Agree 0
Having unwell employees in the office is bad for business so what can you do to stop them showing up?
  • Larry Dawson | 24 Oct 2014, 11:39 AM Agree 0
    Just heard a Conference Baord of Canada report denigrating public sector employees for taking sick days - the words were "public employee playing hooky when compared to private sector employees" who "power through". Averages were 8 sick days for public sector and 3.5 for private. The culture is well embedded and thriving - show up sick or we'll show you the door.
  • Rae Grosse | 27 Oct 2014, 12:47 PM Agree 0
    The most effective way to avoid illness in the workplace is to have sick employees stay home - and in the private sector, that usually means loss of pay as paid sick days are less common than in the public sector. So what do you do - issue paid days that will undoubtedly be abused - or contain illness, require people to stay home, and dock their pay? It's a difficult situation.
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