EPIDEMIC Stops for psychological disorders or burnout have also progressed

 Coronavirus & nbsp ;: Disease arrests linked to Covid-19 have doubled in 2021

Sickness leave. (Illustration) – FotoRieth/Pixabay

In 2021, twice as many sick leave cases were taken. delivered cause of the Coronavirus only in 2020. Indeed, while this reason for stopping represented 6% of the total absences last year, it passed. & agrave; 12% this year, according to the annual barometer of absenteeism published; Monday by Malakoff Humanis. On the other hand, stoppages for psychological disorders or professional exhaustion have also increased. over a year, from 15 & agrave; 17% of the total.

Conversely, absences for ordinary illnesses (flu, colds etc.) have declined. & agrave; 25% of the total, compared to 30% in 2020. For all reasons, 38% of employees were prescribed a work stoppage during the twelve months preceding the study. A higher proportion to agrave; that observed in 2020 (36%) but below the 40% systematically crossed between 2016 and 2019, before the outbreak of the Covid.

Managers are the most affected; s

Although more numerous than in 2020, the prescriptions for sick leave are not necessarily respected by employees. A quarter of the stoppages are thus taken partially or not at all.

Coronavirus & nbsp ;: Sickness sick leave linked to Covid-19 doubled in 2021

Sickness sick leave. (Illustration) – FotoRieth/Pixabay

The health crisis seems to have weighed heavily; on managers: & nbsp; 51% of them have been & nbsp; affected by disease arrests over the past two years. However, disease does not necessarily have to rhyme. with rest: & nbsp; more than half & nbsp; of managers claim to have worked during an illness (70% in 2020 and 58% in 2021).

The annual Sickness Absenteeism barometer was carried out online with a sample of 2,009 employees and by telephone with of 401 managers or HRDs of private sector companies, from August 23 to September 24, 2021.