Ohio Courts Address Light-Duty Assignments for Injured Workers

The “good faith” requirement of a light-duty offer was just examined by the 10th District Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Ohio — with a somewhat surprising result. In its new analysis, OMA Connections Partner Dinsmore writes that employers must remember that “providing employees with menial tasks or requiring them to watch training videos for the majority of their shifts could fail the ‘good faith’ requirement of a light-duty job offer.” 8/28/2019