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#360  Mar 20, 2020    email version


How shall an employer deal with an employee who does not return to work after the medical treatment period expires?


There is one employee in the company who has been absent from work for three months due to sick leave, but who still cannot engage in work even after the three-month period ends. How shall the employer handle such case?

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