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Has an Injury or Illness Left You Sidelined?

If you have an injury or illness that’s affecting your ability to work, Minnesota’s RETAIN program is here to help.

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MN RETAIN Supports Workers

Through MN RETAIN, you’re assigned a Return to Work Case Manager who becomes a member of your health care team. Your Case Manager will work with you and your employer and health care provider to:

  • Help you and your employer plan for your return to work
  • Identify safe work tasks based on your health care provider’s recommendations
  • Update your health care provider between appointments on your return to work progress
  • Communicate with you, your employer and health care provider to make adjustments in your return to work plan
  • Answer your questions and assist you

If you meet the following conditions, you may qualify for additional services through the MN RETAIN program:

  • You live and work in Minnesota
  • You have worked within the past 3 months
  • You have an injury or illness that affects work

Who Qualifies for Support from MN RETAIN?

If you meet the following conditions, you may qualify for additional services through the MN RETAIN program:

  • You live and work in Minnesota
  • You have worked within the past 3 months
  • You have an injury or illness that affects work

If you are unable to be accommodated at your workplace,  you may have the option of working with the Employer Outreach Specialist at Workforce Development, Inc., which may be able to identify an appropriate paid work experience opportunity which will meet your accommodation needs.

Resources for Workers:

Return-to-Work Toolkit

Resources to help a worker talk to their doctor and employer about simple, low-cost changes to your hours or duties that may enable you to work while you recuperate.

About MN RETAIN

A printable overview of the MN RETAIN program.

 

Links to Employment Rights Information:

ODEP: Employment Rights: Who has Them and Who Enforces Them

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Facts About the Americans with Disabilities Act