Under what circumstances is an employee protected against adverse employer action for refusing to work in a particular area or perform a particular task?
The circumstances that would allow an employee protection for refusing to work are generally as follows:
Any situation that places an employee in harm's way or others in harm's way is grounds for the employee to refuse to do that job or task. If the management team is persistent in pursuing the employee for refusal to work, the employee would have the right to file a formal complaint through the office ...
In depth description of circumstances where employees are protected in the workplace with references in APA.