Absence management policies today address a changed workforce and prioritize mental wellness

9 in 10 employers

made permanent changes to their disability and/or leave policies during the pandemic.

4 in 5 employers

say the pandemic raised absence management strategy and compliance as a priority for senior management.

3 in 5 employers

created formal remote work policies during the pandemic.

Employer outsourcing of leave administration has more than doubled in the past decade.

2022 Guardian Absence Management Activity Index & Study


Unless otherwise noted, the source of all information is Guardian's Absence Management Activity Index & Study (2022). 
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