It happens more often than you might think. An HR office begins receiving an unusual number of
It all points to what amounts to a scam: Employees have found a sympathetic health care provider to help them avoid overtime by providing medical certifications attesting to the need for intermittent FMLA leave.
If you spot such a trend in your workplace, don’t hesitate to insist on second and possibly even third medical opinions. The FMLA allows employers to get such certifications when they have a reasonable belief that the first certification isn’t quite legitimate.
Recent case: Leonard Platt was a crew dispatcher for CSX Transportation. His health c...(register to read more)
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