Get Legal Help Today
Secured with SHA-256 Encryption
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 5 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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.