during a state of emergency can you be fired for not reporting to work in south carolina

state off emergency means not being on the roads if I read it right but not marshal law

Asked on September 11, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, South Carolina

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Actually, you can be terminated for this unless you have an employment contract/union agreement to the contrary or such an action in some way constitutes a form of legally actionable discrimination. Otherwise, you are an "at worker". This means that your employer can terminate you at any time for any reason. Even unfair reasons such not coming in during a state of emergency.

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Actually, you can be terminated for this unless you have an employment contract/union agreement to the contrary or such an action in some way constitutes a form of legally actionable discrimination. Otherwise, you are an "at worker". This means that your employer can terminate you at any time for any reason. Even unfair reasons such not coming in during a state of emergency. 


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