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Shades of Gray: Free Speech in the Workplace Can Be a Thorny Topic

Source:  Business West
Published:  June 26, 2018

Recent high-profile issues around free speech in the workplace — from the NFL’s new national-anthem policy to ABC’s blackballing of Roseanne Barr — have elicited much debate in the public square, with the point often made that private-sector employees have no right to free expression. But that’s not exactly true — or, at least, it’s not as black-and-white as some might believe. That fact creates uncertainty for employers, who must balance their own interests with their employees’ very human desire to speak their mind.

Royal P.C. Attorney Daniel C. Carr, helps us dig through the process of what happens to employers when an employee exercises free speech. Read the article HERE


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