Nothing in this article shall require an employee to accept the provision of vocational rehabilitation services. The administrative director shall prescribe by rule and regulation the form and manner by which an employee may decline participation.
The rules and regulations shall require all of the following:
(a) A complete written description of the employee's rights, benefits, and protections to enable the employee to make an informed decision concerning the declination of vocational rehabilitation services
(b) Notice of the employee's right to consult with the administrative director or an attorney
(c) The declination of vocational rehabilitation services shall be in writing in 10 point boldface type and shall be signed by the employee and his or her representative, if any.
(d) The written information and declination form shall be bilingual as needed.
(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1241, Sec. 11.)