Watchdog Posted At 10:06:34 06/16/2001

NEW INJURED WORKER POLICIES: Due to the recent number of injury claims
we will no longer accept a doctor's statement as proof of injury. If you
are able to go to the doctor, you are able to RETURN to work.

SURGERY: Operations are now banned. As long as you are an injured
worker. You were hired by your employer intact, Your employer has the
right to expect you to remain intact. You should not consider having
anything removed, repaired or replaced. To have something removed,
repaired or replaced, constitutes a breach of employment and will not be
tolerated. All workers comp doctors have been advised to discontinue
these practices for this reason.

MISSING WC DOCTOR APPOINTMENTS: Bereavement on the loss of a loved one
is no excuse for missing an appointment. There is nothing you can do for
dead friends, relatives or co-workers. Every effort should be made to
have non-injured workers attend to the arrangements. In rare cases,
where injured worker involvement is necessary, the funeral should be
scheduled for late afternoon if your appointment is scheduled for
morning, or funeral should be scheduled for early morning if your
appointment is for afternoon.

YOUR OWN DEATH: This will be accepted as an excuse. However, we require
at least two weeks notice as it is our duty to have adequate time to

BENEFIT CHECK GUIDE: It has been brought to our attention that some
injured workers seem to be having difficulty understanding their
paycheck deductions stub, the following helpful guide has been prepared
to help you better understand your benefit check deductions :

Item / Amount:
Gross bi-weekly benefit $623.00
Insurer Attorney Yacht Maintenance fee $244.00
Insurer bookkeeping charge $81.88
T.G.I.F. Fund $9.95
Disability surcharge $60.20
Computer rental surcharge $50.00
Response Attorney request for benefits $35.00
Kickback to legislator $100.00
Investigator surcharge $145.00
Net benefit payment $1.97
Frank Re: MEMO TO INJURED WORKERS (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 17:51:28 06/16/2001

For a minute there I thought this could be a humorous joke. Then I realized this is what happened to me.
Curt Re: MEMO TO INJURED WORKERS (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 14:23:57 06/18/2001

Wow, you seem to have a lot of time on your hands, buddy.
watchdog Re: MEMO TO INJURED WORKERS (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 14:35:24 06/18/2001

For your info curt this was sent to me from a friend back east.
easygoesit Re: MEMO TO INJURED WORKERS (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 08:55:36 06/20/2001

Are you sure you weren't reading that off my W/C check stub? Oh, that's right, they quit sending those...
d Re: MEMO TO INJURED WORKERS (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 18:48:02 06/21/2001

boy have you got it right!(or your friend from the east) the same thing is happing to us right now! can't believe how agrevating it is!
Marty Re: MEMO TO INJURED WORKERS (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 10:50:36 06/22/2001

Your friend in the east forgot to add in reinbursing the insurance company for the commission they already paid their claims adjuster to deny treatment before you ever got a check. The check now has an amount due.
ML Re: MEMO TO INJURED WORKERS (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 17:12:04 06/27/2001

In oregon theres the added charge for the big bucks employer lobbying goups like AOI have paid out for politicians to run over our rights.

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