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Glossary Term: Accommodation Plan (relating to Workplace Accommodation for Employees with Medical Disabilities)

Definition:

the documented plan/strategy to accommodate an Employee. The accommodation may keep the Employee at work or provide an appropriate return to work plan. The position must be meaningful, productive and within the documented medical capabilities. An Accommodation Plan may be temporary, permanent and/or transitional. A Transitional Workplace Accommodation Plan means the documented plan/strategy to accommodate the Employee with a temporary disability. It may be a: Graduated Plan, consisting of a gradual increase in hours of work and/or work activities or some combination thereof designed to return the Employee to the pre-disability position; Maintenance Plan, consisting of any combination of hours of work and/or work activities designed to maintain the function of the Employee who is awaiting treatment and/or surgery or currently participating in a treatment program.
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