under Wisconsin labor law can employers dock you if have a doctors note

had a doctors note and still got punished under Wisconsin or federal law is that leagal'

1 answer  |  asked Dec 16, 2016 10:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

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Jeremiah Meyer-O'Day
The answer depends on what you mean by "punished." If the employer fired you, denied you a promotion, demoted you, or subjected you to an unfavorable transfer or something else of that nature, that would very likely be illegal under both Wisconsin and federal law. If, however, the employer merely refused to pay you for the time off, this is perfectly legal under both sets of law.

posted by Jeremiah Meyer-O'Day  |  Dec 17, 2016 6:04 PM [EST]

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