I’m out on FMLA leave and I’ve been told by two of my coworkers how pissed off and how much my supervisor is complaining to them about me being off. Can she do this? When another employee’s were off we were told we cannot discuss because if would be

Hippa violation

1 answer  |  asked Dec 23, 2019 06:11 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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Scott Leah
The supervisor should not be discussing your personal medical information with anyone. That could be a HIPPA violation.

If the supervisor is just complaining that you are on FMLA, that would not violate HIPPA, but could violate the FMLA if the supervisor is either trying to put pressure on you to come off FMLA or discourage you or others from taking FMLA in the future.

posted by Scott Leah  |  Jan 8, 2020 05:45 AM [EST]

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