Can my employer put me on a leave of absence when they employ under 50 people? I have an ankle injury and the doctor gave me 2 weeks off. My employer wanted a medical report on why I needed 2 weeks off. I didn't give her one because I felt it was personal information so she called my doctor. My doctor wouldn't give it to her, stating my 2 week work release is sufficient. She sent me an email that she put me on a Leave of absence and that my current employment position is not guaranteed when I get back. I live in California and she employs under 50 people. My employee handbook states I should return back to my original position. I feel she didn't have a right to call my doctor and she put me on a LOA without my consent and has also called me outside of business hours and on the weekend.Thank you
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