My doctor gave me restrictions and the employer cannot accommodate those restrictions and bring me back to work. What are my options?

Unfortunately, this is a situation that occurs all too often. Under Minnesota law there is no absolute right for an employer to provide light-duty work. However, the law prohibits employers from discriminating or retaliating against an injured worker who has suffered an injury or filed for workers compensation benefits. Employers are required to make reasonable efforts to find acceptable positions for injured workers. This does not mean that the employer has to change their business practices. The question is whether the employer can make the necessary modifications without impacting the core

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