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    FREE!! - L&I's Stay at Work Program

    Date: November 30, 2022, 8:00am – 9:00am
    Cheryl Knight & Brandy Faught
    Lacey Community Center
    6729 Pacific Ave SE
    Olympia, WA 98503
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting
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    L&I's Stay at Work Program

    SHRM Olympia is proud to present Ace Guerra, with Labor & Industries' Education & Outreach!  


    Speaker Bio:

    Ace Guerra joined the Stay at Work unit in August 2021 and has been working for Labor & Industries since 2015. This position is responsible for representing and promoting the Washington Stay at Work (WSAW) and Preferred Worker (PW) programs to the vocational community, employers, employer groups and representatives, internal staff, and other agencies. This position also acts as a liaison to the WSAW and PW programs, promoting collaboration, cooperation, and coordination across agency programs, with a specific focus on outreach and education of internal staff who are responsible for return to work activities. This position develops and supports an educational program designed to provide the information needed to help employers successfully comply with the agency’s rules and regulations as they pertain to workers’ compensation claims and WSAW program requirements.

    Program Information:

    The Stay at Work Program reimburses employers when they provide light-duty jobs to injured workers. Eligible employers can be reimbursed for 50% of the worker’s wages for up to 66 light-duty working days (maximum $10,000). The key requirement for reimbursement is an approved light-duty job description.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Create a Return-to-Work Policy for your company
    • Understand the eligibility requirements for Stay at Work wage and expense reimbursements
    • Understand the 5 simple steps to reimbursement
    • Return to work Resources

    1.0 General HRCI Credit - PENDING!

    1.0 SHRM Credit - PENDING!