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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with: Workplace violence; age as a protected ground under human rights legislation; and the return-to-work process and the role of healthcare providers.

 

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Five advantages of contracting out disability claims management

Illness related absences can significantly impact an organization’s productivity and be quite costly as a result.

 

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Return to work and the duty to accommodate in non-WSIB cases

So your employee is off work again for the third time this year, you have no idea when they are coming back and their physician’s note is a vague cipher. It is not a work injury, so you know you don’t have to worry about WSIB, but it is a staffing issue for your organization and a serious concern. What should you do?

 

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Learn the latest! — AODA compliance: Benefits of being ahead of the game

Recently, some of our clients received a notice from the government reminding them to file an Accessibility Report. This was an eye opener to employers who have let the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Customer Service compliance deadlines slip through the cracks. Some simply forgot to file. However, others were reminded they have not yet implemented all the Customer Service Standard requirements.

 

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Proposed expanded window for WSIB’s NEER policy

Another significant WSIB change is the draft Work Reintegration NEER policy. The new Work Reintegration NEER policy, which came into effect on December 1, 2010, subject to a consultation period until February 15, 2011, expands the window of retrospective rating of claims costs for those employers subject to NEER to…

 

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