1 Sep, 2012 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Challenging a medical certificate? Not that easy...!

1 Sep, 2012 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

An incapacity to work announced right after the dismissal or which regularly occurs on Monday and/or Friday... Under what conditions is it possible to contest the validity of a medical certificate?

Extension of the leave period, right to salary… an employee's illness has many legal consequences. The employer has a particular interest in ensuring that the medical certificate is true.

 This article deals with the following topics:

  • proof of the incapacity to work
  • questioning the medical certificate
  • situations of doubt
  • medical consultant and medical secrecy
  • false medical certificate and sanctions

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