I was supposed to work away from home fo...

Asked by Anonymous on 02-10-2020 11:26:29
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Free State

I was supposed to work away from home for 3 days. On the evening of my departure we had an insident at home where a trespasser tried to get into our house twice in a matter of 4 hours. We had little or no help from security and police so I did not want to leave my spouse alone for 3 days because of this and did not go on the "away from home" work trip. Does my employer have the right to dismiss me for staying home to ensure the safety of my spouse?

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