PayrollHRGuy Senior Member May 31, 2018 #31 May 31, 2018 #31 dwidell said: If you are on fmla you have 12 weeks off work. Legally they can not request you to show up for work due to a hardship of health. Stress hardship of health. Click to expand... You aren't even reading the threads before you post bad information. The OP stated post #7 that he isn't on FMLA.