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They Withdrew the Job Offer for What?

They Withdrew the Job Offer for What?

The WorkSTEPS test is an objective assessment tool; either a candidate can perform the job safely or they cannot, or they have a medical condition that makes them at imminent risk if placed. However, there are other reasons a candidate may receive a less-than-flattering report that results in the employer rescinding a job offer. These include Uncooperative Attitude and Falsification or Withholding of Information.

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The "Yes I Can" Mentality

The "Yes I Can" Mentality

Well, it has happened… A trusted employee has sustained an injury and the worker’s comp process has begun. The employee has seen doctors, perhaps has undergone surgery or had extensive treatment and has participated in the rehabilitation process. Still, the employee tells the doctor and his employer that he is unable to do the job. Or so he thinks. Has a consideration been made for the employee to participate in a ‘Job Ready’ course of work conditioning?

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Is a Repeat FCE Really Necessary?

Is a Repeat FCE Really Necessary?

An “invalid” Functional Capacity Evaluation is always a little exasperating for those who handle worker’s comp cases. Common reactions to an invalid FCE include:

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