Commitment — Not Sickness — Determines Attendance
In Chapter 1 we have seen that for many reasons the manual worker has for generations been treated by employers as a second-class citizen — a factor of production not to be trusted. In progressing from ‘Them and Us’ to just ‘Us’, the area that causes most concern to managements is whether or not manual workers will abuse the ‘privilege’ of being accorded the same arrangements as white-collar workers on lateness, attendance and sickness benefit.
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Notes and References
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