Jul 19, 2001
I work under a bargaining unit that has an established sick leave and attendance policy. Is my employer allowed to ask me to provide medical documentation to support my need to take a family member to a doctor appt. each and every time I use FMLA? My employer has accused me of abusing FMLA and the sick leave policy. Thanks
| Response from Ms. Breuer
You're going to get the best help from your shop steward or union representative. In the absence of a collective bargaining agreement, your employer does indeed have the right under FMLA to request a diagnosis, but when there is a collective bargaining agreement, only someone familiar with that agreement can explain how it and the FMLA interact. Please act quickly. This kind of situation does not get better by itself.
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