they then asked me about a commit i said to a co worker about how it sucks how i have to stay out a min of 10 days to recieve back pay for hours missed i said yeah? they then told me that it was fraud to stay out just to get a check
No, it's not fraud to follow doctor restrictions or make a comment.
is it fraud to follow the doctor order to return on the 16th
Do not respond, argue or explain yourself - if there's a problem in the future, keep your mouth shut and lawyer up.
Make no further comments to fellow employees or discus this issue further with anyone - let it die.
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