Return from long term absence checklist
Do not assume that you do not need to do anything when an employee returns from short-term absence.
Absence counselling checklist
Identify the reason for redeployment
You should investigate any medical reasons for an employee`s absence before deciding that he is not capable of continuing in his job.
Ask how the employee is feeling and the reason for the absence
Request the employee`s consent to obtain a medical report from their GP or physician
Obtain the employee`s written consent for the medical examination and for the release of his medical records to the doctor and/or the company.