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Research Paper | Business Management | India | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018
A Study on Labour Welfare Measures towards Managing Absenteeism in Sri Vishnu Shankar Mill Limited, Rajapalayam
Dr. S. Sethuram  | S. Jayasakthi
Abstract: wEmployee welfare is an important fact of Industrial Relation, giving satisfaction to the worker in aay, which even a good wage cannot. The various welfare measures provided by the employer will have immediate impact on the health, physical, mental efficiency, alertness, morale and overall efficiency of the worker contributing to the higher productivity. The basic purpose of labour welfare is to enrich the life of employees and to keep them happy and conducted. Welfare measures may be both statutory and non-statutory, laws require the employer to extend certain benefits to employees in addition to wages or salaries. Lack of welfare facilities can lead to employee absenteeism. The factors contributing to absenteeism from work includes sickness, accidents, occupational diseases, bad working conditions, inadequate welfare activities, lack of interest, lack of cohesive and so on. In the present study the attempt has been made to study the employee welfare facilities and its impact on employee absenteeism at Sri Vishnu Shankar Mill limited. Findings were from the part of canteen facilities, medical facilities and other fringe benefits. The employee reaction is neutral towards the facilities provided by the company. High rate of absenteeism is neither desirable to employers and nor good for the employees. The levels of absenteeism and reasons for its occurrence are dependent on many variables in an organizational environment. This study highlights the ways to manage the absenteeism of the employees in the industry. It can be concluded that the welfare measures in an organization are one of the factors for the workers to stay within the organization and to work towards success of the organization and this has been evident in this organization.
Keywords: Welfare measures, Statutory, non- statutory, absenteeism
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,
Pages: 1242 - 1248