What to do if we are a small construction company and one of our employees was hurt on the job 2 months ago?

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What to do if we are a small construction company and one of our employees was hurt on the job 2 months ago?

He will be enable to return to work for at least another month. Are we required to hold his job and bring him back upon his medical release?

Asked on December 7, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, if an employee suffers an on the job injury you as the employer are required to hold his or her job open (where a temporary employee can be hired) pending medical clearance for the employee to return.


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