Does my employer have the right to ask me where and what I do on my day off

911 dispatch supervisor, Florida, day off being mandatoried in

Asked on April 2, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Florida


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Yes, they do have this right, as intrusive as it seems. There is nothing intrinsically illegal about this; the law does let employers pry into employee free time (since, after all, it *could* affect the employer--e.g. if you are doing anything that would damage their reputation or alienate their customers, if what you do did become known); and if you don't respond to your employer, they could terminate you, unless you have a written employment contract protecting your job, since without a contract, you are an employee at will and may be terminated at any time, for any reason whatsoever.

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