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Labor & Employment, SIBTF, Subsequent Injuries Trust Fund

What is Subsequent Injuries Benefit Trusts Fund (SIBTF)?

What is SIBTF? The SIBTF, or Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund, is a fund established and administered by the California Division of Workers Compensation. The purpose of the fund is two-fold: to encourage employers to offer employment to workers with pre-existing disabilities to encourage workers with pre-existing disabilities to seek employment SIBTF accomplishes these two […]

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Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Labor & Employment

8 Questions Employers Should Ask Before Employee Fitness for Duty Evaluation

Employee fitness for duty evaluations are permitted under the ADA and California state law. Nevertheless, it’s important for employers to take the proper steps in scheduling a fitness for duty evaluation to ensure compliance with the laws. What medical specialty is required for the employee evaluation? Do you need a neurologist or a neurosurgeon? Psychologist or […]

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Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Labor & Employment

Employee Considerations: Sample Fitness for Duty Policy

Click here for PDF Although employers are not required by law to maintain fitness for duty (“FFD”) policies, having one in place as part of an employee handbook can help employers keep a healthy workforce, set workplace standards, and manage employee expectations.  FFD policies can be particularly important in certain work environments (such as hospitals, […]

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