Bill Status
WV Code
Audits/ Reports


‹ Back  |  print page Print
WVC 23 - 4 - 7 B §23-4-7b. Trial return to work; Insurance Commissioner to develop rules.
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is in the interest of employees and employers that injured employees be encouraged to return to work as quickly as possible after an injury and that appropriate protections be afforded to injured employees who return to work on a trial basis.

(b) The Insurance Commissioner shall propose rules, as provided in section five, article two-c of this chapter, establishing criteria for providing employers the option of allowing employees, following an injury, to return to work on a trial basis and for the suspension of temporary total benefits during a period of trial return to work.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
The West Virginia Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2017 West Virginia Legislature ***