How much freedom is there afforded in our new tech savvy world? Facebook is now included!

From the Wall Street Journal today:


an article on how when a person said they “liked” another candidate they were fired by their boss!

The employee alleged that he had a first amendment right to “like” something on Facebook, even if his boss did not.  In this case, the employee was a deputy and his boss was the sheriff.  The employee said he like the opposing candidate and the boss fired him.

Since we all know someone who got fired for expressing political ideas at our work, this is an even more interesting case for you employers out there.


I find it fascinating.


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