Roseanne and NFL protesters: What are their speech rights?

When an employer credibly cites harm to its business interests or reputation from employee speech, the employee has very little legal recourse if they’re fired because of it, said University of Illinois labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy, an expert on employment law. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

Editor’s note: To contact Michael LeRoy, call 217-766-5012 (cell); email m-leroy@illinois.edu.

Source: Illinois NEWS BUREAU

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Roseanne and NFL protesters: What are their speech rights?
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Roseanne and NFL protesters: What are their speech rights?
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Editor’s note: University of Illinois labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy is an expert on employment law. In an interview with News Bureau business and law Editor Phil Ciciora, LeRoy discusses speech rights of employees and employers.