Legal Question in Employment Law in New Jersey

Daughter out of work for 3 days due to minor emergency surgery. She submitted note from doctor but her manager disregard the doctor's orders and instead consulted a friend, who is a nurse, and then confronted daughter saying the nurse said that 3 days (one day for surgery, 2 recovering) was unnecessary.

Asked on 9/08/12, 7:42 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Antoinette Wooten The Wooten Legal Consulting, PC

Has your daughter been discharged or denied the time off?

Does your daughter have a union she can file a grievance with if she has been discharged or denied the time off?

The fact that your daughter had a doctor's note explaining the emergency surgery and the days needed for recovery should have sufficed.

If the employer has a human resources department your daughter should file a complaint with this department.

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Answered on 9/09/12, 10:20 am

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