Accommodation requests don’t need to be daunting. One thing you always want to do is engage in the Interactive Process with your employee, but here are some more tips that might help both you as an employer and your employee while navigating the accommodation process. Start by exploring your options. Brainstorm with your employee. Write…

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A “timely, good faith” Interactive Process is now a stand-alone statutory requirement in the California Code of Regulations (CCR, title2, section 7294.0). California State and Federal laws define the “Interactive Process” as an on-going communication between the employer and the applicant or employee with a known disability in an effort to provide reasonable accommodation. It…

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Getting back to work is an important step in recovering from a work-related injury or illness. It means you are returning to a normal pace in life.   Research shows that returning to work has important health and wellbeing benefits.  An early return to work and activity helps prevent long term disability and improved the likelihood…

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RESIG’s Ergonomic Program         The purpose of the ergonomics program is to eliminate work-related ergonomic risk factors and prevent or reduce workplace-acquired injuries. RESIG provides ergonomic assessments to member districts. There is no cost to you or your district for an ergonomic evaluation conducted by RESIG. Anyone can request an ergonomic evaluation.Let your supervisor or manager know…

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For travel on or after January 1, 2020: $.575 /mile For additional information, please refer to State of California Department of Industrial Relations- Mileage Rates.

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If you are injured on the job: Notify your supervisor Call RESIG’s nurse at 707-836-7457 (the nurse is available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) The nurse will direct you for the appropriate medical treatment Complete and return all paperwork you receive from RESIG  

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