Making a medical note breakthrough

Employers need the right information to accommodate sick employees but employees must also co-operate
By Blair McCreadie
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 07/29/2009

Looking for a doctor in the house

Accommodation of employees with illnesses or disabilities can be difficult for employers to determine, particularly when trying to figure out the point of undue hardship. That’s why it’s important to get the right information from a medical professional who is familiar with the employee’s condition. However, there are boundaries as to what information employers can demand.