Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about shifts that cause fatigue and stress:
I presently work for a hospital that requires me to work 16 hours on, 8-hr off, 8-hr on, 8-hr off, and 16-hr on. Basically every other day I get mandated for an extra shift. This is more than I can take. They say I have to have FMLA to stop my overtime woes but I don’t have 1 year of employment yet. My question is. Would they still make me do this if I had a doctor’s excuse saying I could not for health concerns? Please help.