The Chronicles of the Corporate Mom // Absenteeism Will Always Cost You Something

Absenteeism in any industry can be downright crippling.  According to a report cited by the Los Angeles Times, absenteeism can cost US businesses $84 Billion a year.  Many things make up one’s absenteeism – sickness, bereavement, depression, injuries and the occasional mental health break, to name a few. My plant was in the process of closing where I was the Human Resources Manager.  I was…