Employees who have the flexibility to work from home are less likely to call in sick, and they will still meet their quotas even if they are away from the office. 3. Create a comfortable work environment Employees are more likely to call in sick if the work environment is a negative one. If your workers are under too much pressure, are overworked, or their efforts are not appreciated, they are likely to develop a negative attitude towards work, and they are much more likely to feign sickness in order to skip work. Ensure that your employees coexist harmoniously and that there is a strong sense of community in the office. Looking after the welfare of your employees mental and emotional wellbeing is good for business because happy employees are more productive. You should ensure that you effectively deal with all conflicts that may arise, in order to resolve them and to discourage future conflicts.
For most white-collar professionals, the health risks associated with sitting for prolonged periods of time is almost as dangerous as smoking
Our workforce is unique in it size and diversity -- from full-time career profesionals to students working their way through college, from senior citizens seeking a break from retirement to people with disabilities.
The truth about diversity:
A 2003 federal investigation into the employment of illegal immigrant to clean Wal-Marts around the country resulted in 250 arrests at 60 stores spread across 21 states -and caused the federal government to inform Wal-Mart that they face an investigation into whether Wawl-Mart executives knew their cleaning contractors were using illegal employees.
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Click to download a PDF version of the fact sheet. Sources: 1. Kenneth Stone, Iowa State University, Impact of Wal-Mart Stores and other Mass Merchandisers in Iowa, 1983-1993, Economic Development Review, Spring 1995; 2.