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2009-06-29 07:00:00

MONTREAL, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Presagia, an innovator of web-based software solutions for integrated absence & disability management, today announced the launch of "Presagia AtWork - Leave Management", the latest in Presagia's suite of integrated absence and disability solutions.

2009-06-04 19:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Federally Employed Women (FEW) salutes the House of Representatives for passing this evening HR 626, the Paid Parental Leave Act sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-14-NY).

2009-05-28 07:05:00

Lost productivity for depression sufferers is a considerable and largely undetected problem SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees disabled by depression are away from work significantly longer than other employees on disability leave according to new research by the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute.

2009-04-30 22:09:37

Repeatedly going to work when ill significantly boosts the chances of having to take long-term sick leave later, researchers in Denmark found. The researchers at Herning Hospital in Denmark randomly selected almost 12,000 Danes of working age who had been in continuous employment for at least one year,

2009-04-30 09:08:05

Sick at work -- a risk factor for long term sickness absence at a later date?

2009-04-28 11:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research: As of this release, at least 50 cases of the swine flu have been confirmed in the United States with confirmed cases in six other countries, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise its pandemic alert level to Phase 4 for the first time since its creation.

2009-03-02 04:00:00

Five Organizations Receive APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards, Ten Honored for Best Practices WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the impact of the economy can be felt across all industries, workplaces that continue to invest in employees during tough economic times reap rewards for employer and employees alike, reported the American Psychological Association (APA) at its Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards ceremony yesterday.

2009-01-20 11:25:36

The European Court of Justice said employers must pay workers on sick leave up to four weeks of holiday pay after extended illnesses. A worker does not lose his right to paid annual leave which he has been unable to exercises because of sickness, the court said in its ruling, The Times of London reported.

2009-01-08 14:06:54

A British business group said a Web site that instructs workers on how to call in sick is nothing to sneeze at. The impact of absence leave is greater on a small employer than on a larger organization, Stephen Alambritis, head of public affairs at the Federation of Small Businesses, Health Insurance and Protection, said Thursday. If a small business of four staff is suffering absence from one member then that equates to a 25 percent drop in resources for that business, Alambritis said. The...

2008-12-23 06:45:00

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 18, 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster based on revisions published in November 2008.


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