MAY 1989

What measures, if any, is your company taking to control excessive absenteeism?

Disciplinary meas- 52%

ures or penalties

Incentives or rewards 7

Combination of both 41

If using incentives or rewards, which types are used at your company? Check all that apply.

Bonus days 14%

Cash 39

Recognition awards 39

Prizes 4

Other 4

If your company uses incentives, have they been significant in reducing absenteeism?

Very effective 22%

Somewhat effective 66

Not at all effective 12

Source: Uniforce Temporary Services, Absenteeism in the Workplace, 1988.