Absence

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the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"

Absence Sample Sentences in News


  • Absence rates continue to fall
    Successive XpertHR surveys on absence rates show a gradual decline in the number of days taken as sick leave by employees. In 2007, the median was 7.4 days a year per employee but latest figures record a drop to 5.2 in 2013 – a reduction of more than two days. Read more on this news related to 'Absence'
  • Mistry Brings Up FM's Absence in RS, Triggers War of Words
    A Congress member questioned the absence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Rajya Sabha today at a particular point of time during a debate on the Finance Bill, triggering a war of words with Minister of State for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman who strongly objected to his comments. Read more on this news related to 'Absence'
  • Physiotherapists: helping reduce sickness absence rates
    We continue our series on professions allied to occupational health by looking at how physiotherapists will play a key role in the new Health and Work Service. Chartered physiotherapist Joshua Catlett explains where physiotherapists fit into a multidisciplinary team. Read more on this news related to 'Absence'

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