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Our company placed an employee on paid admin leave

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for allegations of abuse; the...
Our company placed an employee on paid admin leave for allegations of abuse; the employee is requesting FMLA now for a pacemaker that was put in the day after she was put on leave. The abuse investigation came back this morning as a recommendation for her not to work with the individuals so the company wants to terminate. Do we move forward with the FMLA or can we terminate?
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It would be prudent to hold off on terminating as the employee may allege disability discrimination although you have a legitimate business reason to terminate. Perhaps wait until she returns and document each and every incident of bad performance but do not treat her any different than any other employee. That would be better circumstances to terminate this employee. I hope that helped. Please ask any follow-up questions. Please rate my answer so that I may be credited for my time. I thank you in advance for your cooperation.
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