Industry: absenteeism a headache in S. Africa.

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Work stay-ways in South Africa are reaching epidemic proportions and could be costing the country as much as R12bn ($192m) a year. An average of 4.5% of a company's workforce is absent on any given day. In certain companies this figure is as high as 18%.

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