FOI Request - Sickness Absence Rates

Request 101000155045

1. To ask Moray Council what is its full-time equivalent  (FTE) sickness absence target per employee?

2. To ask Moray Council how many FTE days have been lost by teachers employed by Moray Council due to sickness absence in each of the last five years?

3. To ask Moray Council how many FTE days have been lost by all Moray Council employees due to sickness absence in each of the last five years?

Response 21-06-2013 

(1)  Our “target” absent rate is 4%.

 

(2)  Figures are published here:  http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/performance/council/

Total number of days lost per year through sickness absence for teachers:

2008-09                7,412

2009-10                8,527

2010-11                8,102

2011-12                6,769

2012-13                data due to be returned to Audit Scotland by 25 July and published thereafter

 

(3)  Total number of days lost per year through sickness absence for other Local Government employees:

2008-09                27,092

2009-10                27,828

2010-11                25,120

2011-12                25,247

2012-13                data due to be returned to Audit Scotland by 25 July and published thereafter

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