What job restoration rights does FECA provide?
Employees who fully recover within one year from the date compensation began have mandatory restoration rights to their former job or an equivalent position. If full recovery takes longer than one year injured employees are entitled to be placed on the agency’s re-employment priority list.

For a partially recovered employee, the agency must make every effort to place the employee, but there is no absolute right to restoration.

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