Steep learning curve on return to work

School board staff learn you don’t have to be 100 per cent healthy
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/05/2004

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here are two main reasons why people may be reluctant to return to work after a disability leave.

They either don’t understand what is expected of them or there are underlying workplace problems that go beyond the injury or illness, says Maria de Eyre, manager of health promotion and wellness for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, just west of Toronto.