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Can an employee use mandation to staff difficult shifts?

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Can an employee use mandation to staff difficult shifts?
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I think you are asking if an employer can mandate that people cover certain shifts, whether the employees want to cover them or not. If that is your question, then yes an employer can mandate that employees work certain shifts unless that employee has a contract stating that they don't have to work that shift or that they only work a certain shift.
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