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Return-to-Work Toolkit: Information for Employers About Relevant Laws

With the wide range of careers today, no sector is immune to employment-related injuries, therefore it is important for savvy employers to be aware of laws that protect workers who have been injured or developed a health condition. Such laws include but are not limited to: workers' compensation regulations, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The following ODEP fact sheets can assist employers in understanding their rights and responsibilities under these laws:

The following online resources may also be of assistance: