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#Absenteeism

# absenteeism - Thursday 5 December, 2019

If investigation finds Dara Murphy broke the rules he should pay back the money, says Taoiseach
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

If investigation finds Dara Murphy broke the rules he should pay back the money, says Taoiseach

Dec 5th 2019, 12:32 PM 17,924 Views 79 Comments

Murphy is taking up a €150,000 a year job in the European Commission.

# absenteeism - Monday 9 April, 2018

Father sentenced to a month in jail after son missed at least 243 days of school in three years
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

Father sentenced to a month in jail after son missed at least 243 days of school in three years

Apr 9th 2018, 4:51 PM 29,502 Views 0 Comments

The man’s wife was also fined.

# absenteeism - Monday 13 November, 2017

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'
# Broadstone
# Broadstone

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'

Nov 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,910 Views 29 Comments

They’re to do with a lack of buses and too many impractical services, say drivers. And they’re not one bit impressed with the situation.

# absenteeism - Saturday 14 October, 2017

What on earth is going on with Bus Éireann services (or the lack of them) in the north east?
# As Seirbhís
# As Seirbhís

What on earth is going on with Bus Éireann services (or the lack of them) in the north east?

Oct 14th 2017, 6:00 AM 18,211 Views 31 Comments

It has been a rough six weeks for commuters on the Dublin-Navan-Cavan 109 Bus Éireann route.

# absenteeism - Friday 24 February, 2017

Doctor who skipped work to play tennis among staff investigated in mass absenteeism scam
# Italy
# Italy

Doctor who skipped work to play tennis among staff investigated in mass absenteeism scam

Feb 24th 2017, 9:46 PM 22,973 Views 14 Comments

The two-year investigation was conducted by police into the hospital.

# absenteeism - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Mother jailed again for allowing children to miss school
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

Mother jailed again for allowing children to miss school

Apr 16th 2016, 6:45 AM 28,474 Views 48 Comments

She received two concurrent one month jail sentences for allowing her two daughters to miss school.

# absenteeism - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Jun 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 52 Views 34 Comments

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

# absenteeism - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Mar 7th 2015, 5:15 PM 10,890 Views 28 Comments

Everyone was talking about the New Land League, public service sick days and expensive cities.

# absenteeism - Thursday 5 March, 2015

These are the government departments with the highest rates of absenteeism
# Cough Cough
# Cough Cough

These are the government departments with the highest rates of absenteeism

Mar 5th 2015, 6:10 PM 41,497 Views 140 Comments

The sector’s head said there were an ‘unacceptable’ number of sick days being taken in the public service.

# absenteeism - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Sick days cost €490 million last year but which area had the highest rate of absence?
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# Absenteeism

Sick days cost €490 million last year but which area had the highest rate of absence?

Feb 17th 2015, 6:30 AM 26,594 Views 39 Comments

Back pain, anxiety and depression were the biggest contributors to absenteeism in 2014.

# absenteeism - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Kids of unemployed and depressed parents more likely to be absent from class
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

Kids of unemployed and depressed parents more likely to be absent from class

Jun 19th 2013, 9:30 PM 7,644 Views 29 Comments

The research found that parents, who help out at home with schoolwork and attend parent–teacher meetings, are less likely to have children with bad attendance.

# absenteeism - Monday 25 March, 2013

Missing XI: You can make a pretty decent team out of the Irish players not featuring tomorrow
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# Absenteeism

Missing XI: You can make a pretty decent team out of the Irish players not featuring tomorrow

Mar 25th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,642 Views 6 Comments

There’s a whole squad of players either injured or out of favour.

# absenteeism - Friday 25 January, 2013

Irish firm launches 'Rollcall' app to help monitor school absenteeism
# Education
# Education

Irish firm launches 'Rollcall' app to help monitor school absenteeism

Jan 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,028 Views 25 Comments

National Education Welfare Board research from 2012 showed that over 56,000 students miss school each day in Ireland.

# absenteeism - Thursday 18 October, 2012

James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave

Oct 18th 2012, 1:54 PM 9,740 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister will demand that hospitals take a tougher line with staff in order to target excessive absenteeism rates.

# absenteeism - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Sinn Féin clarifies where Gerry Adams was on his Dáil 'days off'
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

Sinn Féin clarifies where Gerry Adams was on his Dáil 'days off'

Aug 16th 2012, 5:53 PM 13,489 Views 108 Comments

Irish Independent had reported that the SF leader and Louth TD was absent one in four days for the first six months of the year. Sinn Féin hit back with his appointments diary. We tune in…

# absenteeism - Thursday 26 July, 2012

111,000 pupils miss more than 20 school days a year
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# Absenteeism

111,000 pupils miss more than 20 school days a year

Jul 26th 2012, 7:41 AM 7,374 Views 27 Comments

The Oireachtas health committee heard pupil absence details yesterday, and was told that 158 pupils were expelled in the 2009-2010 year.

# absenteeism - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?

Jul 4th 2012, 11:34 AM 18,136 Views 96 Comments

Sick leave costs the Government and businesses millions every year. So should employees have to provide proof?

# absenteeism - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Being a supportive boss can reduce levels of absenteeism at work
# Good Boss
# Good Boss

Being a supportive boss can reduce levels of absenteeism at work

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 2,367 Views 11 Comments

A study carried out in the US has revealed that being a supportive supervisor can reduce the level of absenteeism in certain jobs.

# absenteeism - Monday 20 February, 2012

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave

Feb 20th 2012, 4:04 PM 3,496 Views 30 Comments

The proposals, which would see employers pay for the first four weeks of sick leave, are being discussed at a forum today.

# absenteeism - Monday 23 January, 2012

Mandatory sick pay "will lead to job losses and absenteeism"
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Mandatory sick pay "will lead to job losses and absenteeism"

Jan 23rd 2012, 12:44 PM 3,402 Views 10 Comments

That is according to the business owners who took part in a survey for ISME, who said that mandatory sick pay of four weeks will have a “disastrous effect” on businesses.

# absenteeism - Friday 30 September, 2011

HSE West absenteeism "costs €60 million a year"
# HSE West
# HSE West

HSE West absenteeism "costs €60 million a year"

Sep 30th 2011, 7:59 AM 753 Views 36 Comments

The high rate of absenteeism by staff at the HSE has been criticised today. It emerged that the cost of absenteeism to HSE West is around €60 million annually.

# absenteeism - Thursday 25 August, 2011

‘Sick days’ cost Irish business €1.5 billion per year
# As Láthair
# As Láthair

‘Sick days’ cost Irish business €1.5 billion per year

Aug 25th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,490 Views 9 Comments

On average, a staff member will cost their employer €818 per year because of their unplanned days off work. But the recession has made us turn up more regularly.

# absenteeism - Sunday 19 June, 2011

Former TD returns €12,000 in expenses after low Dáil attendance
# AWOL
# AWOL

Former TD returns €12,000 in expenses after low Dáil attendance

Jun 19th 2011, 12:06 PM 842 Views 18 Comments

The ex-TD missed the Dáil’s minimum attendance level by a hefty margin.

# absenteeism - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

Small firm workers take fewer sick days - survey
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# Absenteeism

Small firm workers take fewer sick days - survey

Oct 26th 2010, 10:07 AM 249 Views 0 Comments

Surprise! People take fewer sick days when there are fewer other employees to cover their work.