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is it illegal to make employees work when their is no heat ...

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is it illegal to make employees work when their is no heat in the building? it is 35 degrees outside.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  BusinessDoc replied 8 years ago.
There are no specific regulations that require a workplace to be above a certain temperature. In fact, some employees work outside in below freezing weather, others work inside freezers, and some work in extreme heat outside in summer.

There are no specific laws that require a workplace to be a set temperature.