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    Stay at Work Outreach

    Date: April 12, 2017, 7:30am – 9:30am
    Cheryl Knight & Charles Sauvageau
    Lacey Community Center
    $10.00 SHRM members or students / $15.00 non SHRM members
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting
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    Summary:   Know your L&I Financial Incentive Programs and how to Create a Return-to-Work Culture.

    Stay at Work Program:  You may qualify for wage and expense reimbursements for providing your worker transitional or light duty work while under temporary restrictions. The benefits include:

    • Wage reimbursement - Base Wages (50%) paid for hours worked (up to $10,000)
    • Reimbursement for some of the cost of training, tools or clothing the worker needs to do the light-duty or transitional work (up to $2,500 for equipment; $1,000 for training; and $400 for clothing per claim)

    Preferred Worker Program: You may qualify for wage and expense reimbursements as well as a continuous employment benefit when you provide your worker with a medically approved long term job while under permanent restrictions. The benefits include:

    • Financial protection against subsequent claims during the preferred worker certification period
    • Premium relief (for how long)
    • Wage reimbursement
      • Base Wages (50%) for hours worked (Up to $10,000)
      • Clothing necessary to perform job (Up to $400)
      • Tools and Equipment necessary to preform job (Up to $2,500)
    • Bonus incentive for 12 months of continuous employment (Up to $10,000)

    BIO:  Joyce Allen has 12 years of claim management experience and is Labor & Industries’ Outreach Specialist for the Stay at Work Program. Joyce uses a collaborative approach with employers to save them money by bringing injured workers back to work.  Joyce has a Bachelor’s Degree and is a retired Air Force Master Sergeant with three tours. 



    1.0 General HRCI Credit - Pending

    1.0 SHRM Credit - Pending

    *Special Guest: Chris Curtis - of Joshua's Hope Non-Profit - will be making a short presentation*

    News! SHRM Olympia is now able to accept cash, check, and credit at the registration table the morning of the event. We look forward to seeing you there!

    To register, click HERE.