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Convalescent period following “tummy tuck” surgery did not qualify for short term disability benefits

Recently, the Superior Court of Quebec in Syndicat des agents de la paix en services correctionnels du Québec v. Pineau (PDF – decision available in French only) confirmed on judicial review an earlier arbitration decision denying an employee short term disability benefits for the convalescent period following cosmetic surgery.


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