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yelostrander
allegan, MI

 
Can an employer fire you, for taking off too much needed time from work after a breast augmentation, and lift?


Had surgery on 6/24/10 my employer is harassing me to come back to work because she didnt do her job and find me a back-up. Im a CMA/HHA. I work with a 200LB paraplegic, pushing, pulling, lifting. 7 days a week. Im still in pain, cant physically go back for a while but my employer just does not understand and I think she is threatening to fire me!

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drganchi


Plastic surgeon
Wayne, NJ
United States
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  Time off work after plastic surgery - this is a legal, not medical question
June 29, 2010 12:48 PM

You should be speaking with a lawyer about this. As physicians on this site, we are not qualified to speak about this. In NJ, your boss can fire you for any reason or no reason at all. (more)
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drkavali


Plastic surgeon
Atlanta, GA
United States
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  Work after cosmetic surgery
June 28, 2010 2:07 PM

This is a question for your state's Dept of Labor or an attorney. My understanding (and I am not an attorney and am not giving any legal advice here) is that your surgery was fully (more)
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