- A much needed clarification: How to distinguish absenteeism from desertion
- Do you know when an employee's absence changes from absence without permission (AWOL), to actual desertion? In case you don't, we want to tell you that courts see these as two separate offences, and so must you.
What's the difference between absenteeism from desertion?
Absenteeism is generally a short period of time off without the employee getting permission. In this case, he... ››› more
- [03 January 2017]
- Cut down on absenteeism by treating it as a disciplinary offence today!
- It's usually school children who play truant - not so in Trinidad and Tobago. The most recent report from Trinidad and Tobago's Ministry of Education shows that an estimated 10% of the nation's teachers are guilty of 'delinquent absenteeism'. But the problem isn't limited to Trinidad and Tobago, as employees push their luck for an extra day off across the globe. Here's what to do if you notice a s... ››› more
- [27 May 2013]