Employers are able to request medical certificates from employees who take a day off sick.
This policy change created quite a bit of discussion among early childhood teachers, workers, and employers.
Worries were expressed by staff about whether they would be told to see a doctor who does not know them or what the repercussions might be if they can’t get an appointment on the day they are sick. And what would happen if when they get an appointment they are no longer sick.
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