Reintegration challenges during COVID-19

The Gatekeeper Improvement Act requires you to reintegrate an employee who is incapacitated for work due to illness. COVID-19 does not alter this, however it may cause you to face certain challenges during the reintgration process. For instance, how to reintegrate a sick employee when your business is closed as a result of governmental COVID-19 measures, such is the case in the hospitality industry? Particularily taking in mind that UWV can impose a wage sanction if UWV would deem the reintgration efforts as insufficiently after two years of illness.

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