Lake Orion, MI asked in Employment Law for Michigan

Q: I can do every aspect of my job remotely but my employer will not allow it. Is this legal under the new Michigan order?

Under the new Michigan order it states that all work that can be done remotely must be done remotely. We worked from home from March to June but now my employer won’t allow it because the owner was upset we were working from home in the first place. What can I do?

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: It's the employer who decides what work can be done from home. It sounds like the owner does not agree that your work can be done from home. You can try to convince them otherwise, but ultimately you may need to make a decision regarding your health and particular situation.

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