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# absenteeism - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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

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

# absenteeism - Monday 9 April, 2018

# absenteeism - Monday 13 November, 2017

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

From The42 Missing XI: You can make a pretty decent team out of the Irish players not featuring tomorrow Absenteeism

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

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

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

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'

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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"

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"

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

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

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

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

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