Employee presented a doctors note from a doctor in TJ Mexico stating employee cannot work for one week. Do we have to accept a doctors note from another Country?
Yes. If you refuse to accept a doctor's note, regardless of the doctor's place of business, you will likely be putting your company into real trouble. As you probably know, it is not uncommon for people to go to TJ for medical-related services because of the cost differential.
Good luck to you.
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