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Employee's Return From Medical Leave Denied

May 2, 2006
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An ultrasound technician was unable to secure medical releases, either from her own or her employer’s doctors, and the company terminated her on the grounds that she was unable to do the job. The technician filed suit, alleging retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim and violation of the FMLA.
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Tech Tools for Older Workers

November 23, 2005
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The new technologies are designed to improve computer accessibility for those with age-related disabilities and other physical limitations.
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Tech Tools for Older Workers

November 23, 2005
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The new technologies are designed to improve computer accessibility for those with age-related disabilities and other physical limitations.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Strategies Will Help Us Retain High-Value Employees Who Are Injured or Disabled

October 14, 2005
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How could we retain valuable employees who are injured or disabled?
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0505 MetLife CBR

May 9, 2005
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Special Advertisement: MetLife is helping companies provide competitive benefits by offering a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of disability products and services. They focus on cost, impact on employees, quick return-to-work time, and accurate, prompt and consistent disability benefits.
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0505 MetLife CBR

May 9, 2005
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Special Advertisement: MetLife is helping companies provide competitive benefits by offering a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of disability products and services. They focus on cost, impact on employees, quick return-to-work time, and accurate, prompt and consistent disability benefits.
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UnumProvident Settles Probes, But Woes Persist

December 30, 2004
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The insurer says it will change its claims-handling practices.
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A Team Tackles Absence Costs

November 1, 2004
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Osram Sylvania’s risk manager and its manager of occupational health teamed up to integrate occupational and non-occupational absences, saving $800,000 the first year.
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Six Ways To Get Yourself Sued

October 29, 2004
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Return-to-work situations are the quicksand of the workplace. With no visible solid ground, a slight misstep can be fatal.
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Technology The Great Equalizer

May 29, 2004
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IBM has a long history of creating technology for the disabled.
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