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The companies were forced to undergo intense reorganisation movements as a result of the economic crisis installed in early 2015. These movements resulted in important changes in the work environment that influenced the indicators of absenteeism-disease. The study of absenteeism has become an important factor in measuring people management practices and social behaviours. In order to define strategies, help decision making and prevent the increase of these indicators, it is essential to analyse this information.Descriptive case study on the epidemiological data of medical certificates delivered from January 2015 to December 2016.In 2015, 51.1% of the certificates were presented by female employees; 39% aged between 31 and 40 years; 47.6% of employees between 5 to 10 years of company and 39.4% of employees with stability in the company. In 2016, 57.2% of the certificates were submitted by female employees; 47.2% aged between 31 and 40 years; 41.8% of employees between 31 to 40 years and 43% of employees with stability in the company.A stratified analysis of absenteeism has proven to be changes in the labour market in the economic crisis installed in 2015 and the groups most susceptible to increased absenteeism. The high prevalence of absenteeism in this employees has shown a need for companies in adopted vocational rehabilitation programs for employees with stability due to occupational diseases.