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Q & A Session – Sick Leave Fraud

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Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience. Q: If you are using a sick day but are seen out possibly getting medication or going to the doctor, is that time card fraud? A: If you claim to be sick because of a bad back, request such leave and are spotted during the workday playing golf, bowling or swing dancing, you might have a problem. But if your psychiatrist tells you to take a week off to de-stress to…