When you clock out of work and leave, is anything that happens after that considered work related?

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When you clock out of work and leave, is anything that happens after that considered work related?

My supervisor goes to my brother-In-law every time I take time off work for personal or family problems.

Asked on February 7, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Michigan

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

I'm not certain of your complaint. Is it that your privacy is being invaded or it is that you are not be given the time off that you need? With respect your privacy rights, the fact ois that you really don't have any. Unless this behavior violates the an employment contract/union agreement or contitutes some form of legally actionable discrimination/retaliation, you have no claim here. In an "at will" work arrangement, a company can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit. That having been said, you are legally entitled to have time off if you qualify for FMLA time, if you have available PTO or like time. Otherwise, your employer can deny you time off, with or without pay (again assuming no terms of any applicable employment contract or union agreement is being breached or if discrimination is the reason for denial).


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