1. If an employee has a job related injury that keeps him out for a year, does his employer have a legal obligation to try to retur hin to work at the same or similar job?
Or can they say, "Sorry. Found someone to replace you. So long and good luck".
It is not the type of job that requires a lot of brain power and efort to train someone for.
2. Even if he is not returning to work soon, does the employee have to keep the employer informed of his condition and or progress? The insurance company that the employer had dropped them, so i don't think there is any contact there.
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