Tag: doctor

Workers’ Comp: Pay for Follow-Up Doctor’s Appointments
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

Workers’ Comp: Pay for Follow-Up Doctor Appointments Not Required

My employee sustained an injury on the job a few months ago. He is claiming that we have to pay for his doctor and therapy…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Why Temperature Checks, Doctor’s Note May Be OK for COVID-19

With the current coronavirus pandemic, I have been wondering what I can do to protect my employees in the workplace. May we take the temperature…

The employer is authorized to request reasonable medical documentation to confirm the existence of the disability and the need for a reasonable accommodation, when the need is not obvious.
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Posted in Disabilities

Requiring a Doctor’s Note to Confirm a Disability

One of my employees who has been with the company for a few years (and who was about to get written up for failing to…

Showing your employees you care about their health and safety can improve morale and employee retention.
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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave

Accommodating Pregnant Employees in Potentially Risky Workplaces

We have a pregnant employee working in the plant where there are a lot of chemical exposures. Her doctor has not restricted or limited her…