Mar 11, 2021  By John Hyde

When can an employer discipline an employee for politically charged comments?
With online vitriol, cancel culture and the level of cultural polarity never so acute, many employees have recently suffered the consequences of sharing their politically charged comments online.

This has been against a backdrop in which organizations face increasing public scrutiny and even vilification for employing those with known controversial beliefs.

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