#PODCAST: Dire consequences for employees and doctors who produce fraudulent sick note

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - A Durban-based labour lawyer says that employers have the right to subpoena an employee's doctor to explain the information on a sick note. Saber Ahmed Jazbhay says that doctor-patient confidentiality will not be broken and that the doctor will just need to substantiate and explain the reasons behind the awarding of the sick note. Jazbhay says if either party is found guilty of fraudulent activity in this regard, the consequences could be dire for both doctor and employee...
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