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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

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

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