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Q: Can a worker be replaced while on medical leave ?

An employee while on leave was told he will probably need to get better sooner. The company will need to train others if he's not back soon. This sounds like the employer is threatening his job due to his disability.

Jeffrey Lapin
Jeffrey Lapin
answered on Mar 6, 2013

Workers' compensation does not protect an employee job while he or she is recovering and is on "medical leave." However, there might be other laws, which are beyond the scope of workers' compensation law, that might protected an injured worker's job such as the Family and... View More

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