Long Term Absence from Work Q&A - Part 2

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 20 July 2010
Catherine O'Flynn
William Fry
Issues covered:

Catherine O'Flynn and Aisling Butler of William Fry solicitors have written responses to some questions raised during their sessions at Legal-Island's All About Absence event recently. In this article they cover issues such as:

* 'Commercial' impetus in ill-health dismissals
* Failure to submit sickness certificates
* Refusal to provide doctor's report
* Dismissal for depression-related absences
* Reasonable Accommodation
* Dismissal for unrelated absences
* Refusal of alternative work offer
* Equality and unfair dismissal rights
* What is a reasonable “likely return to work date”?
* Phased returns to work
* Permanent replacement of sick employees
* Providing information to company doctor

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Catherine O'Flynn
William Fry

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