Make employees accountable for absences

phone bed call sick

We make people call and directly talk to their boss or supervisor if they are reporting an absence for a shift.  While it is more cumbersome, it is a conscious decision.  We have adapted and implemented electronic methods to obtain efficiencies in just about every other functional area, except for electronic absence reporting systems. The direct supervisor can put more pressure on an employee to show up—especially those with some form of the “Super Bowl plague”—than any electronic system can.

Judy Bender
Director of Nutrition Services and Logistics Support
Puyallup School District
Puyallup, WA
 
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