Tag: doctor’s note

Don’t Count those Chickens Just Yet: Case Reborn after Dismissal

In the following case, a procedural error resulted in the dismissal of two employees’ claims against their employer. However, one of the employees saw her case revived after the other employee abandoned her claim while the issue was being appealed.

Employer can insist that ‘doctor’s note’ come from a doctor

by Jennifer Suich Frank and Samuel D. Kerr Q One of our employees went to a holistic healer who isn’t a certified healthcare practitioner, and he advised her that she needs a week off work. He won’t write her a doctor’s excuse and will only speak to someone via telephone. Our attendance policy states that missing […]