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I had a questions regarding an employee who went out on disability and the last note we received stated they were to return on 04/16/18. we havent eard aytihng from the employee

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I am the manager and was not sure if this falls under job abondenment

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Yes we are at will

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Ok thank you

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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to answer your question.

Have you tried following up with the employee? Also, what specifically would you like to know here? I very much look forward to assisting you on this matter.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
we have not followed up with the employee. She sent us a note from her Doctor stating she would return on 04/16/18 and we have not heard anything else from the employee or their doctor. since it's been a week is this considered job abandenment?
Employment Lawyer: Patrick, Esq., Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Thank you. Can you please let me know what state you are in?

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