Positive Impact on Tennessee Employees

  1. More Communication and Understanding
    • Employers engaged in the process, upfront and ongoing.
    • Highlights and detailed “Summary Plan Description” provided to every employee  (Ex:  Company newsletters, posters, payroll stuffers, computer-based learning, and similar techniques are also common).
  1. Faster Recovery From Injury
    • Immediate notice of injury (not 30 days).
    • Expedited medical care resulting in an earlier and more accurate diagnosis.
    • Accountability to follow doctor’s orders.
  1. Safer Workplace
    • Co-workers exposed to unsafe conditions for shorter period.
  1. Better Benefits
    • Higher percent of worker’s wages replaced.
    • Fewer days worker goes without pay.
    • Payroll deductions for other employee benefit plans, child support, etc.