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Employee absenteeism is a common concern for companies as this practice greatly affects staff performance and company productivity.
It involves an increase in labour costs for the company due to the employee absences, a worsening of the work environment and a decrease in productivity and competitiveness.

Croma Detectives helps you to collect all the necessary evidence, so that once the type of absenteeism has been detected (in-person, justified or unjustified/without notice) and the investigation has been carried out, you have the maximum amount of information for subsequent decision-making.

  • In-person: when the employee dedicates part of his working day to perform tasks that are not typical of the job position despite being at the workplace. Examples of this would be the following: reading the newspaper, having a telephone conversation with a relative, making online purchases, use of private e-mail, etc.

The company can dismiss an employee for objective reasons with this kind of absenteeism.

  • Justified: when the employee notifies the company of the reason of his absence with a written proof and, therefore, he or she does not show up for work.

This type of absenteeism includes: time off, sick leave, work leave, time spent on an official exam, doctor appointment, paternity or maternity leave and compassionate leave, among others.

  • Without notice or unjustified absenteeism: when the employee does not notify the company of the reason of his absence and he or she does not show up for work. Therefore, this absence is not authorised by the employer.

This sort of absenteeism, which implies a lack or abandonment of the job without authorisation from the company, can lead to the justified dismissal of the employee.