b'not being paid enough to do the work of two people and will soon look for other employment. Dont be surprised if some ofPoor attendance has a ripple effect your coworkers are not as friendly toward you as they once were. which impacts an entire agency.When employees call in sick, some are still being paid for the day, but the agency is not receiving any production from thosestand in long lines or put up with bad service if they can employees. Lost production is the cost connected togo somewhere else and receive better service. absenteeism. There is also a cost connected to turnover. Whether employees leave voluntarily or involuntarily,We all have our bad days, but we must be able to there is a cost to replace them. Time and money arework through most of them. spent posting jobs, reviewing applications, interviewing applicants and orienting new employees. New employ-ees must be trained. Sometimes temporary employeesSourcesmust be identified and used until permanent employeesHow Employees With Poor Attendance Affect the Workplacecan be secured. An employer that has a problem withby Elisabeth Natterexcessive absenteeism will feel the financial impact if itsHow Your Attendance Impacts Your Workplaceposted in main source of revenue comes from providing excellentCareer Conceptscustomer service. Retail stores and restaurantsImportance of Attendance in Work Ethicsby Jane Smithspecifically will not be able to stay in business for long if excessive absenteeism is a recurring problem. Customers will not ? SUCCESS!Bob is outsick, again!7'