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Work is forcing me to use PTO when they are requiring the

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work is forcing me to use PTO when they are requiring the clinic to shut down...Is this legal in Arizona
JA: Was this discussed with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: Manager
JA: Is the workplace "at will" or union? Is the job hourly or salaried?
Customer: Salaried, right to work state
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats it

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is Patrick and it will be my pleasure to answer your question.


Unfortunately, yes, it is legal, and a lot of employers are doing this right now. PTO is a discretionary fringe benefit which employers are not legally required to provide at all. Because of that, the law affords employers a lot of discretion with regard to how and when such time can, or must, be used.


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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you

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