Can we require sick employees to stay home? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: “Last winter we went through a six-week stretch when it seemed like
everyone in the office was just passing around the same cold and flu
bugs. I think I had the same cold three times! Is it OK to have a
policy that says if you’re sick you must stay home? Does anyone have experience enforcing such a “quarantine” order?” — NT, Rhode Island
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