California Workers Comp Blog

California Workers Comp Blog

Taking Time Off for Medical Appointments

Labor Code

Department of Rehabilitation/State of California v WCAB (Lauher) (2003) 30 Cal 4th 1281, 70 P.3d 1076, 135 Cal Rptr2d 665, 68 CCC 831. The Supreme Court in Lauher held that the applicant did not demonstrate discrimination Under Labor Code Section 132a when a defendant used applicant’s sick leave and vacation time when the applicant, who had become permanent and stationary, returned to work following the industrial injury, took off work to attend medical appointments for that injury.

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