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Political Speech, Discrimination and the Law: How Employers Should Respond to Charlottesville

 

The recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia and other news regarding the activities of white supremacists and similar groups, have served as a rude awakening for many that our national reality has shifted. These events, which occurred in the public square and have been widely documented through social media, are unfortunate examples of bigoted and discriminatory viewpoints being expressed openly.  Setting aside the larger political debate that these events have stirred, these developments raise a plethora of thorny issues for employers. Continue Reading