WC Incurs Fewer Lost Workdays, But Gains Eclipsed by Increases in LTD and STD IBI Says
Oakland, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – “Chronic illnesses and injuries among the workforce cost US employers more than half-a-trillion dollars in lost productivity each year,” according to a new study. Data analyzed by the Integrated Benefits Institute showed that for every dollar employers spent on healthcare benefits last year, they lost another $0.61 of productivity due to illness or injury.
The authors used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics as well as information ...
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