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My employer gave me fitness for duty Eval form to be filled out by my doctor. I called the nurse collecting the information. Over the phone the nurse that is collecting the information has stated to me that my functional Capacity Evaluation needs to be voided so I won't be terminated and found medically unfit to work. I am I entitled to the doctors findings and what law does this fall under.
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