Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Employment Law Questions
Does the workplace have the right to force a worker to wear
Hi....does the workplace have the right to force a worker to wear a face mask. I'm a massage practitioner and I'm concerned for my health. Wearing a mask reduces oxygen to the tissues. … read more
ChrisAEsq
ChrisAEsq
Attorney
Juris Doctor
824 satisfied customers
Can my employer require me to wear a mask or shield at work.
Can my employer require me to wear a mask or shield at work … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
50,410 satisfied customers
I cannot wear a mask without feeling deep anxiety due to
i cannot wear a mask without feeling deep anxiety due to claustrophobia. What can I do if my employer says i cannot be at work without a mask? … read more
Eric Schneider
Eric Schneider
JD
63 satisfied customers
Due to covid 19 my job is requiring me to use a face mask.
Due to covid 19 my job is requiring me to use a face mask. Due to medical conditions I am not able to use the cloth masks. for the past month and a half I've been using a protective face shield. But n… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
14,345 satisfied customers
I would like to know if it is legal for my job to make
I would like to know if it is legal for my job to make wearing a mask now a policy but the state rule/law says that any persons with health issues permitting them to wear a face mask is not required t… read more
Michael Gonzalez
Michael Gonzalez
JD
616 satisfied customers
Is it true that maine mandates all employees at work to wear
Is it true that maine mandates all employees at work to wear a face mask no matter if they have a doctors note explaining that employee is unable to wear one due to PTSD/Breathing issues? … read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
14,345 satisfied customers
What are my rights regarding an employer ordering me to wear
Second opinion] What are my rights regarding an employer ordering me to wear a mask?… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
22,179 satisfied customers
My workplace just sent out an email stating we all have to
My workplace just sent out an email stating we all have to wear face masks now. There are no instructions or consequences or any details. Just that we have to wear one. I don't want to wear one, we ar… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
9,428 satisfied customers
I am having an issue with my employer. They are now forcing
Hello, so I am having an issue with my employer. They are now forcing all employee to wear surgical masks. I do not consent and for various reasons. I would like to find out how to get an exemption fr… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
9,428 satisfied customers
I need to know if I have any rights concerning being forced
I need to know if I have any rights concerning being forced to take a leave of absence from work today with no pay because I can not wear a gas mask? … read more
SeanEsq
SeanEsq
Managing Attorney
JD
7,575 satisfied customers
I feel my rights are being violated by being forced to wear
I feel my rights are being violated by being forced to wear a face mask to work in a low risk environment. I have been with the company 15 years and we have not had a rise of virus cases in this area … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
7,823 satisfied customers
I work for a large corporation. They are saying that its
I work for a large corporation. They are saying that its MANDATORY that we wear masks at work now. Why now???? This covid-19 has been out since December of 2019 it is NOW April,2020. Plus this same co… read more
Adam Yarussi
Adam Yarussi
Juris Doctor
4,137 satisfied customers
Can my employer require me to.wea a face covering. No I have
No I have not at this time. Mandate just came out. … read more
Ray
Ray
Employment lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,750 satisfied customers
Do I have to wear a face mask when my employer is telling me
Do I have to wear a face mask when my employer is telling me to even though it is not required by osha to wear one to do my job … read more
Ray
Ray
Employment lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,750 satisfied customers
I am still working. Effective today my employer circulated a
I am still working. Effective today my employer circulated a letter stating a surgical mask was a requirement at work come Monday without any mandate from the government, state or federal. What is my … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
11,824 satisfied customers
I have a doctor's excuse for not receiving a flu shot due to
I have a doctor's excuse for not receiving a flu shot due to an allergy. I am a hospital employee whose employer is mandating flu shots for all employees or we have to wear a mask with a badge ( from … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
11,824 satisfied customers
my employer is stating that if we do not get the flu shot we
my employer is stating that if we do not get the flu shot we have to wear a mask around our patients for our whole shift. I feel this is unfair and singling us out.… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
44,696 satisfied customers
I am a RN working in a hospital that is recommending the flu
I am a RN working in a hospital that is recommending the flu shot for all employees. I declined. I am being told to sign a release form which states I have to wear a mask (don't object to this) for an… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must thank you all for such a positive and knowledgeable Expert in your Employment Law category. She has provided much relief and answers for me in the midst of dealing with a case. I am totally pleased with her customer service and care.

MildredWashington, DC

Excellent direction from Socrateaser to help me preserve and pursue my rights as a proud American who has become unemployed in this messed-up economic downfall. Thank you

Happy CustomerDenver, CO

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Employment Lawyer

22,179 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,954 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

4,305 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

4,016 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Ray

Ray

Employment lawyer

3,750 satisfied customers

30 years in Employment law

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Lawyer

2,469 satisfied customers

Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x