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I have a non work related injury question for an employee,

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I have a non work related injury question for an employee
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: PA
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: at will, full time
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: We have under 50 employees
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
We had an employee get hurt in a an accident over the weekend non work related. Will be out of work for some time. What should we do?

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

are you asking if you need to hold the job? what do you want to do?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am asking what the next step is. I no way do we want to fire the employee. we are third party staffing company that will have many jobs available for this employee when they can come back. My question is what is the next step for the employee? Is it unemployment? There are no sick days/vacation days etc.

The employee can pursue disability benefits if qualified. If no accrued days, nothing for person to take. You can alert the employee a position will be waiting for him as soon as fit.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Okay great. So basically in this situation, we the company, are not required to do anything else? Like I said, there is a position for when, if, the employee can return. But other than that, we are good.

Correct

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Awesome, thank you so much.

He should be paid for days worked of course.

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