Political Chatter at Work Can Be Costly for Employers

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In the March 15th issue of the Daily Journal, Labor and Employment Partner Nannina Angioni pens an article covering e the legal risks associated with employers allowing employees to discuss politics or actively campaign in the workplace.  

The article – “Feelin’ the Bern (or not) at work?” –  reflects Angioni’s view that the heightened tensions and emotions associated with this particular election season are incendiary, particularly at work.  She thinks employers would be wise to update harassment and discrimination policies accordingly, remind employees about expectations around these issues and be watchful for when casual political conversation escalates.  

The full article is available to Daily Journal subscribers here

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