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May 17, 2013

Hour-long session planned for May 22, spotlights Return to Work grants


Tumwater – The Department of Labor & Industries has scheduled a webinar to showcase the value of its Return to Work grant program and encourage more applicants to seek funding.

Scheduled for May 22, the hour-long webinar will spotlight the benefits of the grant program, which includes support from Labor & Industries to help applicants with the grant process.

To register for the webinar, contact Jenifer Jellison, grant program manager, at INVEST@LNI.wa.gov or call 360-902-5588.

Return to Work grants help Washington state industries bring to life innovative ideas that will get injured employees back on the job sooner and reduce long-term disability. 

"Getting injured employees back to work as soon as medically possible can save a business thousands of dollars," said Jellison. "A quick return to work reduces long-term disability, keeps premium costs down for employers, lets an employer retain valuable employees, and reduces cost for the workers’ comp system."

For more information, visit www.SafetyGrants.Lni.wa.gov.

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For media information: Elaine Fischer, L&I Public Affairs, 360- 902-5413

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