Use of Sick Leave to Attend Medical Appointments: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (11/19/2012)

Here’s the first batch of advanced postings for the December 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries.

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Robin Redwine, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, County of Merced, PSI, Respondents, 2012 Cal. Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 149

Discrimination—Labor Code § 132a—Use of Sick Leave—WCAB upheld WCJ’s finding that defendant did not violate Labor Code § 132a or engage in sanctionable conduct under Labor Code § 5813 and 8 Cal. Code Reg. § 10561(b) by requiring applicant/supervising employment training specialist with psyche and heart injuries to use part of her accrued sick leave to attend medical appointments, when defendant's policy on…