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In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, may an employer force an employee who has been absent to disclose his or her medical condition?

In the ordinary course, a medical practitioner who completes a Medical Certificate to be presented to his/her patient’s employer will not disclose the medical condition suffered by the patient. Instead the Medical Certificate will merely indicate that the employee suffered from a “Medical Illness” which prevented him/her from reporting for duty. This may be particularly […]

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