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The downside of accommodation

Gabrielle Lis

A look at the challenges faced by supervisors obliged to oversee modified duties in a workplace under stress

Modified duties present opportunities for injured workers and organisations, but they also present challenges - particularly for the supervisors responsible for implementation. Understanding the potential downsides of modified duties can help organisations accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. (Mess with Mr In-between at your own peril!) Difficulties might arise if: Other workers see job modifications as perks; ...

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