Thank you for your legal advice.
I must look into these options in the event that the situation elevates my stress and any illness arises from it. I am not familiar with FMLA or Worker's Compensation and although I do not intentionally wish to head in that direction, I may be forced to have to consider these options.
If it is okay with you, I would like to contact you again if I have additional questions.
Have a good evening.
You've been very helpful and although I do get the feeling that you may be more of a pro-company attorney vs. employee, I'd appreciate it if you'd be willing to assist me with another question. I'm trying to educate myself here as well as monitor my health and my employment situation.
I'd like to understand why I might consider taking the route of Worker's Comp and/or FMLA (for a work related health issue) and not short-term disability (non-work related), if necessary. I'm currently paying into benefits which will entitle me to 75% of my salary if I need to use them.
As far as my manager and corrective actions are concerned, I can deal with that through Human Resources as a separate issue. Correct?
What would you do if you were in my shoes?
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