How To: Manage Attendance and AbsenteeismPosted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 14 January 2021
The recent decision from the WRC directing the public service to re-engage a craftsman following a lengthy absence from work whilst he lived in Spain, serves as a timely reminder as to ‘best practice’ when it comes to the management of attendance and absenteeism (ADJ-00024403).
This reminder surfaced shortly before FORSA – the largest trade union in the public service - accused employers of inappropriately enforcing attendance at work regulations. According to FORSA, employers are flouting official Government restrictions on workplace attendance under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions. In the Covid climate, the subject of attendance and absenteeism is posing some new questions for
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