Can I Reject A Medical Certificate?

Published March 04, 2019 Views: 1337

Can an employer ever reject a medical certificate? Turns out they can — under certain circumstances. This month Employment Relations Expert Thorunn Arnadottir joins the show to tell us how a small business owner can legitimately reject a medical certificate, and reveals the valid reasons for doing so.

This month we cover:

  • Situations when it might be ok for an employer to reject a medical certificate
  • How to establish valid reasons for rejecting a medical certificate
  • How to raise concerns around and employee’s medical certificate
  • Ensuring procedural fairness in rejecting a medical certificate
  • How to request more information and organise an independent medical assessment
  • Seeking professional advice so you don’t deny an employee their basic entitlements
  • The essential criteria for a valid medical certificate

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