Q: Can they take all my sick and then vacation time for appts
A: To answer your question, they can because they did. The solution is seeking out representation by a qualified attorney who will argue on your behalf. Because they used time that you earned you are entitled to seek payments from the workers compensation insurer. While you may not recover a complete "pay back" you could quite possibly get a good portion of that time back.
If you have an attorney have he or she work on this. If you don't have an attorney then you should contact one.
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