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Philly SHRM Webinar

Both the employer and employee are greatly affected by the employee being on a workers’ compensation leave of absence.  Considering the many direct and indirect costs of administering and managing an employee’s workers’ comp, returning the employee to work and caring for the employee’s sustainment are vital to meet business needs long-term.

This webinar will review:

  • The costs of leave of absence
  • RTW strategies
  • Program management
  • Impacts on the business


ecovery® Return To Wellness Specialist
Eastern Alliance Insurance Group

Sarah Tayts is the Return To Wellness (RTW) Specialist for Eastern Alliance Insurance Group (, a casualty insurance company specializing in workers’ compensation insurance products and services. In this role, she oversees the ecovery® program, Eastern’s innovative, holistic approach to help injured workers achieve wellness and productivity by using work as a therapeutic tool. Sarah works directly with EAIG insured employers, team members and agency partners to find effective and productive modified duty solutions customized to meet individual physical, psycho-social, and financial needs.

Sarah is a member of the Disability Management and Return to Work Committee of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC). She lectures and blogs extensively on this subject and conducts webinars to educate stakeholders on RTW best practices and benefits. She also has been a co-presenter at the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Conference, has been featured in the “Leaders Speak” blog on WorkCompWire (a leading industry online news and information service), and writes regularly on

Sarah holds a BA degree in Psychology from Millersville University, a MA degree in Industrial/Organization Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and designations as an Associate in Claims (AIC) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) from the Insurance Institute of America.

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