Brendan Gooley Authors Connecticut Employment Law Letter Article on Political Activism in the Workplace

Labor & Employment   |   March 1, 2021
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Carlton Fields labor and employment attorney Brendan Gooley authored a Connecticut Employment Law Letter article, “Addressing Political Activism When Tempers Flare in Workplace,” about how employers can ensure that their employees’ political activism doesn’t negatively affect the company.

Though the election is over, employees could still engage in potentially divisive political acts at work. Employers that intervene can run into issues regarding employees’ right to free speech.

Gooley suggests that companies consider proceeding with caution when responding to such free-speech issues, and ascertain whether they have the ability to interject according to state or local laws.

Read the article.

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