We recently go a new manager and she asked told the owner he didn't want us talking to each other because she didn't like it. We work in a warehouse and we get all our work done. we have always been able to speak to each other while we work without any problems but due to this new manager we are not allowed to speak. is there a law against this?
Employment / Labor Attorney
No. If the employer wants you to work in absolute silence, it can make a rule and enforce it. Your choice is to find another job if you do not like it. That is the nature of the at will employment relationship.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
A manager can tell his or her employees to do just about anything that does not specifically constitute a violation of law or public policy. While a rule against talking is certainly a bit harsh, it is not illegal nor does it run afoul of any public policy. Therefore, it's legal, and your options are to either do what your employer is asking or find other employment. I'm sorry.
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