Promote stay-at-work/return-to-work (SAW/RTW)

Promote stay-at-work/return-to-work (SAW/RTW)

Prepared for U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has a strong interest in advancing policies and programs that promote positive stay-at-work/return-to-work (SAW/RTW) outcomes for workers who experience an injury or illness that challenges their ability to work. Building on progress made in the previous two years, in […]

Jobless Claims in U.S. Rise to Four-Week High

Jobless Claims in U.S. Rise to Four-Week High

Per the article below, return to work services are more important. Consider doing all you can to assess your injured workers’ abilities along with ‘disabilities’ as the more you know about your employee the greater the opportunity for returning and keeping that employee. Offer free testing to the affected employee. Start the process sooner vs. […]

Employer’s Guide to FMLA, Dept of Labor

Employer’s Guide to FMLA, Dept of Labor

The Wage and Hour Division is committed to strengthening compliance with the FMLA by providing assistance to employers and helping increase their knowledge of the law. This Employer’s Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act is designed to provide essential information about the FMLA, including information about employers’ obligations under the law and the […]