Category attendance management

2014 in review for Optimal Performance Consultants’ Bog; we recommend you read to stay on top of Ergonomics, Accessibility, Fitness & Disability Management

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,300 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]

Why do 54% of Canadians “fake” sick time?

54% of Canadian workers ADMIT to taking sick days off not for sickness or accident. Learn about why this happens and how to prevent this in Return to Work Toolkit from Carswell, Author JESleeth

Do you think your DM program is solid? Attend this weeks Federated Press event in Toronto to learn how to take this up a notch

How is your DM and RTW program holding up with those back injuries which just will not go away? Is your RTW program advanced enough to guide employees with mental health illnesses? Have you tied your DM program in with the new AODA Act for Ontario as per the new IASR requirements? If it is […]

Get Ready for CSA Z1003/BNQ 9700: Canada’s First National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Canadian Standards Association has just released its much anticipated new Workplace Mental Health & Safety Standard referred to as CSA Z1003/BNQ 9700.  This standard recommends the first National Standard on this topic and is applicable to all sizes and types of workplaces in Canada.  The document was just released November 7th 2012 and refers […]

Disability Management & Absenteeism Management are Intertwined

Absenteeism Controls are Intertwined with Disability Management In the workplace there are two types of absence, each of which requires a different type of approach on the part of the Human Resources Manager who has been assigned this area of specialty and responsibility. 1. Innocent Absenteeism Innocent absenteeism refers to employees who are absent from […]