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FAQ 11:

I have an employee who is returning from a Workers' Compensation Leave of Absence. How should this be handled?

Be sure to contact the Office of Risk Management and Insurance before proceeding with the following:

Upon determination that the injured employee may return to work, their payroll record should be updated to reflect their return from a Workers' Compensation Leave of Absence.

The following changes to the employee's record should be made by the Home ORG Departmental Payroll Administrator in the PennWorks:

  1. In PennWorks, select the LOA Task
  2. Status: Active
  3. Effective: Date of their return
  4. Click on [Submit]
  5. Go to the Update Bio Info Task
  6. Salary Key: Full-Time
  7. Click on [Submit]
  8. Go to the Add/Update Distributions Task
  9. Enter the salary distribution Start date effective the date of their return
  10. Click on [Submit]

For detailed information, please refer to:

Policy 2608.2 Occupational Injury or Illness: Re-Instating an Employee Returning from Workers' Compensation Leave


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