What must be done to improve return to workA labour point of view on disability managementBy Cathy Walker10/06/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/11/2003 Imagine what it’s like to wake up in the middle of the night with tears in your eyes from the pain in your wrists. You need the paycheque and don’t want to miss work. So you summon up the courage the next day to phone your supervisor, telling her you won’t be going into work, and that you’re seeing a doctor. Your physician thinks it’s carpal tunnel syndrome and sends you to a surgeon who confirms the diagnosis. You qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, surgery corrects the problem and you’re able to return to work. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.