Do I have to follow my employer’s orders if I believe it would be against the law do so?

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Generally, following an employer’s orders is insubordination that would give the employer a proper reason to discipline or even fire an employee. However, in Minnesota, employees have the legal right to refuse an employer’s order to perform an action that the employee has an objective basis in fact to believe violates any state or federal law or rule or regulation adopted pursuant to law, and the employee informs the employer that the order is being refused for that reason.

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