It is a fight to level the playing field to be able to compete for jobs and careers on the basis of skills and make available apprentice training to all. In 1973 Al Percy launched a class action lawsuit to give workers like him a chance to better their lot in life. It would also ensure the availability of skilled workers to build the infrastructure of the future.
Who is Al Percy? What is the lawsuit?
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Case 1:20-cv-06131-CLP Document 22-21 Filed 03/14/21 Page 50 of 64 PageID #: 2782 Return to Work Program The philosophy for care is that injured workers should return to work as soon as practicable after receipt of appropriate care. To that end the case manager works with the employer and employee to identify alternate duties that the employee will be able to perform given any limitations imposed by the employee’s physical and functional limitations. When appropriate, the employee’s physician and the Group’s physicians work together in developing and identifying work duties commensurate therewith. If called for by the nature of the employee’s injuries, rehabilitation plans are designed to help the employee achieve a rapid and successful recovery. GY AND IMPLEMENTATION SUMMARY 48 | P age
Case 1:20-cv-06131-CLP Document 22-21 Filed 03/14/21 Page 51 of 64 PageID #: 2783 PERCY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION Administration The Program has a full-time dedicated Administrator. Administrative Services The following administrative services will be provided by the Program: Coordination with Employers, which include answering questions pertaining to Program participation, and providing representation for the Program and the participants. Prepare and Organize Program Status Meetings. Minutes taken of meetings and shall be distributed to participants. Monthly status reports to be reviewed at the monthly meetings discussing administration, claims, safety, costs, etc. Recordkeeping to include: Underwriting data including experience modification, estimated contract and payroll data, labor classifications, rates and contractor cost; A policy form information tracking system to track receipt and transmittal of the policy forms of all contractors and insurance companies; Administer monthly workers compensation payroll reporting; Weekly exception reporting to identify contractors not in compliance with RMIS requirements, and the areas of noncompliance; Review contract documents, providing analysis and recommendations regarding Program issues. Issue or cause to be issued Program forms, insurance binders, certificates, policies and endorsements to all Program participants. Issue certificates to third persons requiring proof of insurance from Program participants. Secure and maintain evidence of required insurance coverage from all participants, and maintain continuous update thereof including a deficiency list for all required documents not provided by Program participants. Data Collection: Claims Administration: Collect or cause to be collected monthly payroll data from all enrolled participants. The Program will make arrangements for the administration of claims, although claims adjustment will be the responsibility of the applicable insurance carriers and/or a 49 | P age