Atlanta, GA asked in Employment Law for Georgia

Q: Should I still get paid?

I am on salary and I’m company is wanting to shut down for a few week, because business is slow but not put us on unemployment status. Should I still get paid for the time I’m forced to take off?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Seth Meyerson
Seth Meyerson
Answered
  • Sharpsburg, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, the company can furlough you. However, yes, you should apply for unemployment benefits.

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