Employment Law: COVID-19 Question of the Week 4
When an employee returns to work after a COVID-19 diagnosis, does the ADA allow employers to require doctors’ notes certifying their fitness for duty?
According to the EEOC’s March 2020 published guidance, yes. However, practically, as healthcare providers’ time and resources become limited, such requirements may pose real practical problems.
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