Discrimination on the Job

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Question: My employer is now requiring me to get a physical to return into work due to me mentioning that I need to be seen for mental issues and problems I have been having. Can they require me to do this?

Answer: A. An employer has a right to require a Fitness for Duty Physical if the employer believes in good faith an employee is unable to perform his job duties due to a physical or mental health condition.

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  • My employer is now requiring me to get a physical to return into work due to me mentioning that I need to be seen for mental issues and problems I have been having. Can they require me to do this?

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