Employment Law Questions? Ask an Employment Lawyer.
Unless you yourself give your employer the information on any health problems they can not legally ask you to obtain what they are asking unless it causes an undue hardship on the employer. Such as long term sick leave where it does cause an issue.
If you worked in food, health or a number of other areas where you exhibited symptoms of a medical illness they could and can legally ask. Again, unless you have brought the medical condition (if one exist) to their attention then the proper manner to handle this would be through the HR or through your senior superiors simply letting you know of the issue. To ask for a CD test for claims of body odor is absurd and asking for the note to verify from the doctor is illegal.......You may wish to retain legal council familar with work place discrimination.
Yes, under certain circumstances. But from what you have described........you have given them no clear precise cause or reason to ask you to be checked for a CD. Tell you what. Let me opt out on this. I would like to have one of our medical Doctors who works legal as well take a look at this. I believe he would have some further additional info. Please be patient. I will now forward this over to him.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).