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Can your off-hours political activism get you in trouble at work?

May 31, 2017, The Washington Post

Lindsay Burke is quoted by The Washington Post in an article regarding employee rights when it comes to off-duty political activity. Commenting on whether freedom of speech protections offer job protections for nongovernment workers, Burke says, "[I]f it's a private employer, there's no particular freedom of speech." She adds, "There are no particular First Amendment rights with regard to your work" for private employers.

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