66 Percent Of The Private Sector Employees In Kuwait Admit Taking Fake Sick Leave
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A recent study conducted by Kuwait Resources House revealed that 66 percent of the private sector employees in Kuwait admitted that they took sick leaves even though they were not sick, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

The report issued by Kuwait Resources House, which offers services related to providing solutions on human resources to companies, indicated that 22 percent of the individuals who participated in the study admitted that many companies overlook the need to check whether the sick leaves are genuine or not.According to the report, the study was aimed to identify some of the negative behaviors practiced by the employees in both government and private sectors, in an attempt to determine the various aspects pertaining to such practices.

In order to achieve accurate results, the ‘Human Resources’ research team asked the participants to not reveal their names but to answer the questions frankly about employees’ behaviors in the work environment of private sector companies. Concerning the issue of sexual harassment at the workplace, the report said 65 percent of the participants affirmed that they will not hesitate to officially report any “evident” sexual harassment that they experience from their colleagues while 31 percent said they will ignore such incidents.

It indicated that 79 percent of the women who were interviewed had agreed that they indulged in acts that violate religious and social norms with their male colleagues, while 81 percent of participants of both sexes denied their participation or tolerance for such acts. Regarding awareness about sexual harassment, the study affirmed that the number of women who refuse any kind of philandering with the opposite sex is high due to increased awareness about their rights, their need to defend themselves and expose any sexual harassment shown towards them in the workplace.



19 Sep, 2015 0 867
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