Keyword: Return to Work (7 results)
Disability Management Employer Coalition
The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) provides employers with information, strategies and resources to improve workplace productivity through better absence and disability management.
GettingHired - FastTrack 'Service Model'
Aimed at Long Term Disability and Workers Compensation Carriers, Third Party Administrators, Managed Care Organizations and Self-Insured Self-Administered organizations with Return-to-Work operations, the FastTrack Service Model combines FastTrack technology with experienced RTW professionals working directly with claimants. Using FastTrack's specialized Career Services Tools, dedicated job coaches focus on vocational support and building RTW skills for disabled/injured worker claimants. This more focused one-on-one approach results in better engagement of disabled/injured workers and generates significantly more Return to Work options, leading to more job applications, interviews and job offers. The FastTrack Service Model is currently being used at several prominent carriers.
Independent Living Centers
Centers for Independent Living (CIL/ILC) are consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agencies that are designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities. Some CILS offer employment services for employers seeking people with disabilities, and most will keep track of employers within their service area who offer these opportunities as they are often contacted by job seekers with disabilities. Employers who are actively recruiting people with disabilities can use this website to locate CILs within their state.
On July 19, 2010, President Obama established a 4-year Protecting Our Workers and Ensuring Reemployment (POWER) Initiative, covering fiscal years 2011 through 2014. The POWER Initiative will extend prior workplace safety and health efforts of the Federal Government by setting more aggressive performance targets, encouraging the collection and analysis of data on the causes and consequences of frequent or severe injury and illness, and prioritizing safety and health management programs that have proven effective in the past.
The Return to Work Knowledge Base
The Return to Work Knowledge base provides research-based information and resources to employers, employees, health professionals and insurers on returning to work after illness or injury.