employee didn't call or show up for work for 2 days

I had an employee who was a no call, no show for 2 days. Still haven't heard anything from them. Is this job abandonment?

2 answers  |  asked Jan 18, 2013 06:54 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Answers (2)

Arthur Schofield
I can be considered job abandonment, however, if there is a medical reason for the absence and the employee is otherwise eligible for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, you may be required to provide him/her with up to 12 weeks of leave.

posted by Arthur Schofield  |  Jan 21, 2013 06:45 AM [EST]
Phyllis Towzey
Yes, unless you have a signed contract with the employee that provides otherwise, or a handbook that provides otherwise.

posted by Phyllis Towzey  |  Jan 18, 2013 08:50 AM [EST]

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