Can I work from home if a medical issue prevents me from commuting?
I’m an government assistant, and began out working within the workplace, then went distant in the course of the pandemic.
I returned to the workplace full time when the corporate mandated it, however got here down with a situation that now makes it very troublesome for me to commute.
My employer has made an lodging till July, after which I need to return to the workplace a minimum of three days every week.
I’m anxious that I received’t be properly sufficient by then, and so they’ve already fired others who refused to return to the workplace. What are my choices?
There’s an enormous distinction between refusing your employer’s mandate to return to the workplace and a medical situation that forestalls you from touring.
An employer has the precise to require workers return to the workplace, even when for many jobs (and folks) full time within the workplace doesn’t make sense anymore.
However an employer has to think about affordable lodging for disabilities.
In case your physician certifies that you’re unable to deal with the commute, your employer must reveal that permitting you to work at home causes an undue burden.
I might clarify that you simply clearly haven’t any problem coming into the workplace, and ask what would occur ought to your physician affirm that you’re not able to return.
There’s a superb likelihood they only don’t wish to grant you limitless time, and consider on an ongoing foundation.
I’m self-employed as an Uber driver. I consider I present nice service, however too many passengers don’t tip. With out suggestions I can barely survive. Is it acceptable to ask prospects to tip?
I’ll be the choose of whether or not you present nice service.
The final two drivers I had have been rated 4.9 however for some purpose wouldn’t cease speaking on their AirPods, or saved turning up the music whereas I used to be attempting to conduct a enterprise name.
No tip for both of you (and you understand who you might be). You can inform your riders that in the event that they like your service, suggestions are appreciated however not required, or you possibly can have an indication saying “suggestions appreciated in the event you like my service.”
However something extra seems like stress, or displeasure in the event that they don’t tip. It’s going to damage your scores, too, and will lead to complaints.
Gregory Giangrande has over 25 years of expertise as a chief human sources government. Hear Greg Weds. at 9:35 a.m. on iHeartRadio 710 WOR with Len Berman and Michael Riedel. E-mail: GoToGreg@NYPost.com. Comply with: GoToGreg.com and on Twitter: @GregGiangrande