Employees often look forward to their holidays, whether it's to relax, travel to the other side of the world, play sport or simply spend time with their families. When illness or accident strikes, however, the employee's plans are thrown into disarray. How are these days of inability treated?
Illness is proven by the production of a medical certificate. Unfortunately, situations in which the employer is entitled to doubt its validity are frequent. The questioning of such a document is subject to restrictive conditions.
An illness is proven by a medical certificate. The situations in which the employer is entitled to doubt its validity are diverse and varied. What rights does the employer...
Pregnancy is a period during which the employee is in a vulnerable situation. She benefits from special protection under labour law.
Can a sick worker help out in his spouse's company or perform a paid or unpaid activity for a third party?
When an employer has just cause for immediate termination, such as theft or sexual harassment, he or she must act quickly. Delaying action can have serious consequences.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, telecommuting has become very popular, and seems to be taking root in companies. However, this form of work is not without risks.
Sick employees are protected against termination at an inopportune juncture. There are many subtleties to this protection, particularly in cases of doubt as to the validity of the medical certificate, retroactive medical certificates, short-term illness or when the employee is unaware of his or her illness.