Hi Mark! Yes, this is legal. There is no law that the company must provide STD benefits to anyone. If the company does choose to provide them, they set the rules governing them. It is completely legal for an employer to treat low-performing workers differently than high-performing workers.
There is also no protection under ADA for this situation. As you probably know, an employee with a disability may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under ADA. However, the employee is always held to the same performance standard as other workers. So the company must legally hold you to the same standard as they would if you did not have a disability. HTH, and thanks for reading the blogs!! Caitlin
The caudal approach to the epidural space involves the use of a Tuohy needle, an intravenous catheter, or a hypodermic needle to puncture the sacrococcygeal membrane . Injecting local anaesthetic at this level can result in analgesia and/or anaesthesia of the perineum and groin areas. The caudal epidural technique is often used in infants and children undergoing surgery involving the groin, pelvis or lower extremities. In this population, caudal epidural analgesia is usually combined with general anaesthesia since most children do not tolerate surgery when regional anaesthesia is employed as the sole modality.