Workplace Attendance: Assessment and Management Program

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Optim’presence is a program that aims at coaching an enterprise throughout the process of designing and implementing a formal policy for managing job presence.

Step 1: Evaluating absenteeism

An absenteeism profile is an excellent method to identify causes and costs generated by the phenomenon, while highlighting appropriate solutions. The detailed report presented to the employer offers The detailed report presented to the employer offers practical, efficient and cost effective corrective measures.

Step 2: Training supervisors

The objective of management training is to explain the fundamentals and the process of a job presence and performance management program while establishing the best possible environment for its implementation:

  • Introduction and important notions;
  • Purpose of a disability management program;
  • Major direct and indirect costs associated with absenteeism and disability;
  • Obligations/responsibilities of the employer;
  • Benefits of rapid intervention;
  • Job reinsertion process;
  • Communication;
  • Job reinsertion process;
  • Professional rehabilitation;
  • Services providers;
  • Establishment of policies and procedures regarding job presence, disability management and professional rehabilitation.

Step 3: Work in committee

Committee work allows for better coaching of the enterprise during its elaboration of a formal, coherent and consistent policy regrouping job presence and performance management, disability and reinsertion management, according to its own needs and consistent with its corporate culture and values.

  • Increasing the value of presence in the workplace;
  • Balancing work/family;
  • Prevention of accidents and disabilities;
  • Early detection of health related problems;
  • The different players involved, their roles and responsibilities;
  • CSST (Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail),
    LTD (Long-Term Disability), STD (Short-Term Disability);
  • Admissibility/exclusions;
  • Elaboration of specific policies;
  • Drafting the procedures supporting these policies and separate guides to be used by managers and off-work employees;
  • Establishing a communication plan to broadcast corporate policies, a plan that includes educating employees.

Step 4: Implementation