Employers Must Strike Balance To Avoid Election Talk Liability

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 7:44 PM EDT) -- As the presidential race heats up, employers must take care to comply with laws that may limit their ability to restrict political speech while still ensuring that workplace discussions leading up to the election don't become disruptive and expose them to lawsuits. 

Employment lawyers stressed that contrary to what many employees may believe, workers in the private sector do not have a First Amendment right to express their political views in the workplace. As such, employers that wish to restrict political speech at work may do...
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