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Debra, Lawyer
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How does a person qualify for Stress leave? The idea of

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How does a person qualify for Stress leave? The idea of going to work gives me anxiety & headaches, my boss hired a women that I had a Peace Bond on years ago.
Plus we had to ban the lady from our establishment twice & it was heartbreaking when I found out I would have to work w her
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Nova Scotia
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: I can't think right off hand, but there's a long line of family history
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your question. I am sorry you are in this difficult situation.

Are you asking about paid sick leave?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
stress leave?.
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

There is no such thing as stress leave. That is a common misconception. You are not entitled to leave for stress.

You may be entitled to sick leave if you can bring in medical evidence that you are sick and so are temporarily unable to work.

Do you see what I mean?

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Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

Is there anything more I can help you with at this point in time?