§ 2-219.04. Verification.  

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  • (a) The city will require that an employee's leave to care for the employee's seriously ill spouse, son, daughter, or parent, or due to the employee's own serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform one (1) or more of the essential functions of employee's position, be supported by a certification issued by the health care provider of the employee or the employee's ill family member.

    (b) In accordance with the DOL rules, the city may request, at the city's expense, a second or third health care provider's opinion for leave taken because of a serious health condition. The city may also require subsequent recertification from the employee's health care provider on a reasonable basis, in accordance with DOL rules, which normally will not be more than every thirty (30) days. No second or third opinion will be required upon recertification.

(Ord. No. 2001-08, § 1, 6-19-01)