An employer’s right to seek medical information

When an employee goes off on sickness or disability leave, to what extent can the employer request medical information to validate the absence? Some people feel an employer has no right to ask for any medical information.
By Colin Gibson
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Question:

When an employee goes off on sickness or disability leave, to what extent can the employer request medical information to validate the absence? Some people feel an employer has no right to ask for any medical information.

Answer: