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UNION REP TEST #14- FMLA, DISABILITIES, AND LIGHT DUTY An employee, Jessie Crutch, had a long-time reasonable accommodation of being allowed to rest his hip for a few minutes every few hours while working as a warehouse custodian.  As the … Continue reading

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THE ILLEGAL “100% HEALED” RULE Suppose your agency required employees to be 100% medically fit to do all aspects of the job before it would let them return from sick or FMLA leave.  This rule could apply to feds guarding … Continue reading

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LIGHT DUTY DENIALS CAN BE CONSTRUCTIVE SUSPENSIONS What do you do if an employee’s doctor says she can only return to work if given light duty, the agency refuses to provide any, and as a result the employee takes large … Continue reading

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