how long can you be out sick before needing a doctors note in Ca? Thank you
State/Country relating to question: California
I got sick thursday night didn't work on friday I also felt sick on monday and didn't go to work now there asking for a doctors note.
Do you mean California or Canada?
sorry California, is there a certain amount of days before a doctors note?
Thank you.How many employees does your employer have? (Over 50?)Does your employer have its own policy on sick leave/doctor's notes.
How many employees does your employer have? (Over 50?)Does your employer have a sick leave policy at all and are they following it?
Ok....you have't told me how many employees your employer has yet, but I'll answer the question without that information.Doctor's notes are an odd creature. Your employer can demand them, but only to the extent that the employer demands them of everyone. I require my employers to put a "two days or more" rule in their handbook, but if it's not addressed in a handbook, the employer can do what it wants.Only in issues of Family Medical Leave or the American's with Disabilities Act, are employers restricted in any way from asking for doctor's notes (to the extent that the employer is constantly asking for second opinions and using the certification system to harrass the employee).Otherwise, even in California, an employer can demand a doctor's note for any amount of time taken off.
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