Washington: Department seeks to align vocational rehab with statute
The Department of Labor and Industries proposed amendments to a rule regarding vocational rehabilitation services to injured workers to be consistent with a new statute.
The department is required, under certain circumstances, to allow 10 additional days for workers to select a vocational training option and for employers to develop a return-to-work offer. The proposed rule also clarifies the day the worker commences training plan development. The rule is being proposed under an expedited rulemaking process that eliminates the need for a public hearing.
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September 19, 2011
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