We are in the middle of hurricane season in Florida and most of us are keeping an eye on the latest storm, Hanna, heading offshore of North Florida, soon to be followed by Ike.
Forcasters and the Florida Highway Patrol have the same mantra, “don’t go out on the roads unless you have to.”
That’s fine, but what if you have to? What if you risk losing your job if you decide to stay home with your children, whose school has been cancelled and to follow the recommendations of safety officials?
Here’s where the disconnect comes in. While it’s advised that you stay home, the simple answer is yes, you can be fired if you don’t.