Excerpts  <ul><li>From Power Point Presentation Given by Attorney DeAngelo for the Council on Education in Management </li...
Reaping the Benefits of a Successful and Legally Compliant Return-to-Work and Light-Duty Program that Is a Win-Win for Emp...
Presented by Council and Staff Counsel Office of Travelers Insurance <ul><li>Council on Education in Management has been a...
<ul><li>Matthias J. DeAngelo received his law degree from Cornell Law School in Ithaca, NY in 1988, and for 11 years, he w...
Objectives <ul><li>How return-to-work and light-duty programs limit WC indemnity costs </li></ul><ul><li>Incentivizing man...
Objectives <ul><li>Knowing when light or modified duty may be required of an employer </li></ul><ul><li>Creating the finan...
Light-Duty Programs: Costs and Benefits <ul><li>“Return-to-work,” “light-duty,” and “modified-duty” are essentially synony...
www.counciloned.com <ul><li>Contact Council On Education in Management for further information </li></ul>
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Light Duty & Rtw

  1. 1. Excerpts <ul><li>From Power Point Presentation Given by Attorney DeAngelo for the Council on Education in Management </li></ul>
  2. 2. Reaping the Benefits of a Successful and Legally Compliant Return-to-Work and Light-Duty Program that Is a Win-Win for Employers and Injured Workers
  3. 3. Presented by Council and Staff Counsel Office of Travelers Insurance <ul><li>Council on Education in Management has been a leader in human resource, employment law and workers’ comp training for over 35 years. Thousands of HR and management professionals turn to us each year for the most cutting-edge and up-to-date information. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Matthias J. DeAngelo received his law degree from Cornell Law School in Ithaca, NY in 1988, and for 11 years, he was in private law practice. He is Staff Counsel in the Office of Travelers Insurance in Hartford, Connecticut and defends Travelers insureds in workers’ compensation claims. He has had published articles about various workers’ compensation issues in “Compensation Quarterly,” the official periodical of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section. </li></ul>Presented by Council and Staff Counsel Office of Travelers Insurance
  5. 5. Objectives <ul><li>How return-to-work and light-duty programs limit WC indemnity costs </li></ul><ul><li>Incentivizing managers to participate </li></ul><ul><li>Training supervisors </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing WC independent medical examinations without violating FMLA or WC </li></ul><ul><li>Why up-to-date job descriptions are critical </li></ul>
  6. 6. Objectives <ul><li>Knowing when light or modified duty may be required of an employer </li></ul><ul><li>Creating the financial incentive for employees to return to work </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with your employees in RTW efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the employer’s ability to obtain medical records and communicate with doctors </li></ul>
  7. 7. Light-Duty Programs: Costs and Benefits <ul><li>“Return-to-work,” “light-duty,” and “modified-duty” are essentially synonymous terms to describe programs to facilitate an injured person’s return to full duty </li></ul><ul><li>Generally, there is no legal requirement for employers to devise light-duty programs, but there are economic benefits associated with such programs </li></ul>
  8. 8. www.counciloned.com <ul><li>Contact Council On Education in Management for further information </li></ul>

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