Must a contract employee provide their employer prior proof of a medical appointment for approval of LWOP?

Question Details: A government contractor requires that employees submit request form and proof of medical appointment, appointment cards with the doctor's name and address, hospital pre-OP forms (with date, time, type of procedure, time and place of procedure) and procedures prior to the appointment in order to be approved for LWOP. Is it legal to request this info prior to the appointment?

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