I worked a 53 hour week then was asked to go home rest and come back to do an overnight shift it was supposed to be 12 am – 8 am but at 11 am I was still there and just finishing up the work load. I was told to stay longer and that I could not get my children. My manager said to me

Asked on June 7, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Georgia


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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

The fact is that in most employment relationships, a company can set the conditions of the workplace much as they see fit. This includes firing or suspending an employee for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. This is true unless the company's action violates the terms of a union agreement, employment contract or even company policy. Also, the worker's treatment must not constitute actionable discrimination.

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