My co-worker is exhibiting signs of the flu. Can they be forced to go home?

A supervisor may require a medical examination of an employee if she/he believes the employee is exhibiting contagious symptoms that may be harmful for those the employee may come into contact with. Based on the medical assessment, the employee may be required to stay home from work.

Safety and Prevention Tips

At Home Tip #7

Do not allow people you do not know well to stay overnight in your room, apartment or home.