You’re bored. You’ve already baked bread, made jam, and painted the kids’ bedrooms. Being out of work (even if receiving sufficient unemployment pay) can be tedious. So, you might be tempted to log in to your work emails and check and see if there’s anything you can do, or simply see what’s going on.
Don’t do it.
Why? Because that is doing actual work, and if you’re furloughed you are not supposed to be working.
It’s not just a no-no, don’t do this it annoys the boss type of thing. There are legal ramifications for your company and there