Program helps small businesses bring back injured employees

   The state Division of Workers’ Compensation has launched a campaign to help small employers bring their employees back to work or keep them working following workplace injuries, according to a news release. The “Bring ‘em Back” campaign aims to provide small employers with the information they need to apply for reimbursement for purchases they make to help employees stay working while they recover from injuries. The state’s incentive program provides up to $2,500 in reimbursements for dollars spent on workplace modifications that bring an employee injured on the job after July 1, 2004, back to work. The program ends Dec. 31.  Information: (510) 286-6990; www.dir.ca.gov

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