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Depression and Absenteeism: $23 Billion in Lost Productivity for U.S Employers
Posted on 27 Jul 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Gallup recently conducted a two-year study (2011-2012) surveying 237,615 full-time employees and 66,010 part-time employees. Key findings and takeaways for the 2011-2012 study period: 1. Full-time workers diagnosed with depression missed work an... Read More

The Resilience of the Self-Employed
Posted on 11 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Higher Quality of Life and Preventative Health Measures are Associated With Less Absenteeism and Presenteeism Technological advances, combined with the layoffs of the Great Recession, have altered the landscape of the American workforce. Some displaced... Read More

Psycho-Social Challenges of Managing Employee Illness: Presenteeism, Absenteeism, and "Monday Effect" Oh My
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The concept of “it’s complicated” extends beyond describing a romantic relationship; it also often applies to the relationship between an employee’s illness or injury and that person’s employment. ... Read More

Employers’ Costs of Lost Productivity Due to Obesity-Related Absenteeism: 50 State Study
Posted on 14 Dec 2014 by Roger Rabb

Roger Rabb, J.D., Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Although the annual costs of providing healthcare to Americans for conditions associated with obesity has been estimated at well over $100 billion (... Read More

Obese Workers Costs A Whopping $73.1B In Healthcare, Absenteeism And Presenteeism
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - The cost of obesity among U.S. full-time employees is estimated to be $73.1 billion, according to a new study by a Duke University obesity researcher, published last month in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental... Read More

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (5/3/2010)
Posted on 1 May 2010 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson’s Spotlight on Illegal Aliens, Death Benefits, Collateral Source, Offset, and Termination. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson’s Workers’... Read More

Psycho-Social Challenges of Managing Employee Illness: Presenteeism, Absenteeism, and "Monday Effect" Oh My
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The concept of “it’s complicated” extends beyond describing a romantic relationship; it also often applies to the relationship between an employee’s illness or injury and that person’s employment. ... Read More

Pimentel Delivers Keynote Address at National Workers' Comp Conference in Las Vegas
Posted on 17 Nov 2010 by Thomas A. Robinson

Dr. Richard Pimentel, senior partner with Milt Wright & Associates and a national expert on disability management, job recruitment, job retention, the ADA, and attitude change, delivered the keynote address November 11, 2010, at the 19th Annual National... Read More