It's Legal to Make Employees Work During a Tornado
Corporations Have Prevented a "Just Cause" Exception to the "At Will" Rule
The dead are still being counted at the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory after a devastating earthquake. Media reports suggest that the employer threatened to fire any employee who tried to leave the premises to escape the tornado.
If true, such an order was likely legal.
As workers’ power and rights have eroded over the past generation, many em…