review the attached PDF document (http://www.workforceinstitute.org/wp-content/themes/revolution/docs/Absenteeism-Bottom-Line.pdf) regarding absenteeism and then respond to the
memo located below.
Meghan Campbell, HR Director
have an upcoming board meeting at which I must provide an analysis of
absenteeism costs to our company. Based on the information below, please
provide me with a detailed memo that addresses the following:
overview of absenteeism and why it is important to understand
quantitative analysis of absenteeism in our company
benefits of lowering absenteeism
our company of 375 employees, there is an absenteeism rate of 8% for hourly
employees (n=315) and 6% for salaried employees. Employees are permitted
seven paid sick days per year. Additional sick time is deemed unpaid
absent, hourly employees must be replaced with replacement employees at a rate
of 150% of the hourly rate.
average salary is $18/hour for hourly employees and $28 per hour (based on a 40
hour work week) for salaried employees. Benefits average 30% and 35% of the
hourly rate for hourly and salaried employees, respectively.