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    RE: Injured Worker Return to Work Issue

    _ Correction:  Under federal FMLA you can't require a return to LIGHT duty. Anonymonk

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    RE: Injured Worker Return to Work Issue

    _ Under federal FMLA you can't require a return to full duty.  He should have had the choice between staying out on FML and returning to light duty.  (Although, if he chose to stay on FML that could jeopardize comp benefits.  He still has the choice ...

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    RE: Injured Worker Return to Work Issue

    _ If he has clearance to work and you are accommodating his restrictions - he should be performing as such. I would at this time start documenting his work performance. Let him know what areas he needs to improve on. If he fails to improve you have cause ...

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    RE: Injured Worker Return to Work Issue

    _ We are in CT.   I don't think that the person who normally handles the claims sent FMLA paperwork.  He wouldn't be close to the leave max.  We do have the documentation from his doctor that he could return to work with some lifting and standing/sitting ...

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    RE: Injured Worker Return to Work Issue

    _ Oh, and after he left last week, someone said he smelled of alcohol.  Of course, they don't mention it before, only after he left, got in the car and drove home. Anonymous,  05-24-2019 11:40 The smell of alcohol can be cause by factors ...

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