Q: If my state is under a lockdown can my employer fire me because I'm following the order?
A: The answer will depend on whether the business you work in is essential or if you are an employee deemed necessary to allow for others to remote work. If either of those two scenarios apply and you still want to stay home, you may have some job protection under FMLA. Before making a decision, you need to be sure you are right about what the governor's order says and how it applies to your situation, otherwise you could find yourself without a job and no protection.
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