Dallas, TX asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Oklahoma

Q: Can my boss make me go to a doctor because I left work early due to illness.

He told me not to come back without doctors note.

1 Lawyer Answer
Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman

A: Yes, most employment is "at will" with exceptions, and this is not one of them The employer may fire an employee for any reason, even if that reason is irrational, or for no reason at all. Common exceptions are the employer can't fire someone because of race or gender, etc. So, yes, the employer can say get a doctor's note or you are fired.

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