Last year, about 7 in every 10 (69%) mental health related leaves of absence were taken by women. (Credit: Hadrian-ifeelstock via Adobe Stock) Last year, about 7 in every 10 (69%) mental health related leaves of absence were taken by women. (Credit: Hadrian-ifeelstock via Adobe Stock)

Following the emergence from the COVID-19-induced hybrid and remote work schedules for many companies, studies show that employees are missing work at a higher rate than normal. A recent study on paid leave reveals a growing trend in the frequency of workers missing work, something employers should be keeping an eye on.

ComPsych Corporation, a major provider of absence management services, announced that mental health-related leaves of absence jumped by a third in 2023. These findings continue a trend that has been continuing since 2017: ComPsych data shows that within the past six years, mental health-related leaves of absence have increased a shocking 300%.

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