When a health centre updated its sick-leave procedures, it thought it would be making it easier and safer for employees to return to work after an illness. In practice, things played out very differently.
Dr. Scott Wooder, president of the Ontario Medical Association, says employers that require doctor's notes could be unwittingly increasing the spread of germs by unnecessarily sending sick people to doctors' offices.
I recently read an interesting case about sick pay fraud and bad-faith termination. After reading the employer’s version of what happened, I was pretty convinced...
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