Employee on Long-Term PHI Has Been Certified Fit For Work, But Company Has No Position Available

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 18 July 2011
Jennifer Cashman
Ronan Daly Jermyn

We have an employee who has been on permanent health insurance for some years. The insurance provider has now advised us that, following their most recent medical assessment of the employee, he is fit for work and no longer entitled to permanent health insurance. The employee has contacted us about returning to work. We have no position for this employee who has been out of the company for many years. How do we handle it?

Jennifer Cashman writes:

Many employers provide income protection schemes or permanent health insurance benefit (“PHI”) to their employees as part of the terms and conditions

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Jennifer Cashman
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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