Can you force an employee to provide proof of their religion or their religious beliefs? The issue of one's religion or religious beliefs will only be relevant in the employment context when there is a request for accommodation. Typically...
Cancer is the leading cause of premature death in Canada and is one of the leading causes of death in the country, responsible for approximately 30 percent of deaths each year. Forty percent of Canadians will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime. As a result, employers must deal with both the risk and effects of both occupational and non-occupational cancers in their workplace.
In recent years, employers seem to be struggling with “missing employees” that provide vague doctors’ notes and then disappear, assuming their job is safe. What can employers do? Do you have the right to ask for medical information? Can they dismiss the employee if they don’t provide proper justification for their absence?
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