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Are you in a union?What does occ stand for? Is it occupational?
The union has to protect you so if you are denied the leave and your doctor has shown the employer that you need it then you have to turn to your union who has to help you.
The employer is not entitled to know the diagnosis or any confidential medical information. The employer does have to know what you can do, what you cannot do, when it is safe to you and others for you to work and when it is not.
So you can sign the form stating that the employer's staff can speak to your doctor but you can tell your doctor that they are not permitted to give the diagnosis but just the prognosis in terms of when it is expected you can work and make it clear you cannot work now and also explain if any accommodations may be needed when you return.
You can tell the employer that you cannot speak to anyone now as you are too ill and will do so upon your return.
If they threaten disciplinary action then contact your union.
It is likely that the police will say this is a civil manner though you can certainly make a report to them. The fact is that you did have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
It is also unlawful to threaten you so if he is doing that you can call the police.
It is possible the police will also tell him he cannot post the photos but if not then you will need to retain a lawyer and have the lawyer send him a letter threatening a restraining order and a lawsuit for damages if he posts the photos.
So, I suggest you call the police at once and ask for some help and if that doesn't appear that it will help see a lawyer at once.You can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.The number is:1-***-***-**** or***-***-**** in Calgary