Absence from Work and Returning to Lighter Duties – How Do I Handle It?Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 18 February 2020
For February 2020, we have asked the employment team at Tughans to provide practical answers to unusual, sensitive or complex work-related queries. We call this feature “How do I handle it?”
The articles are aimed at HR professionals and other managers who may need to deal from time to time with the less common place disputes at work; issues that may, if handled incorrectly, lead to claims of discrimination or constructive dismissal or some other serious difficulty.
We have an employee who has been absent from work due to a shoulder injury. They have been certified by their GP as being fit to return to do lighter duties. We do not currently however, have any lighter duties that
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