Court Weighs in on Employee’s Termination After Use of Racial Slur on Social Media

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that an employee’s use of a racial slur on Facebook was not sufficiently protected by the First Amendment, and that her employer had the right to terminate employment. This decision could potentially impact disciplinary situations in the workplace. OMA Connections Partner Roetzel has published this insight into the decision. 10/14/2020