Adam Forman Quoted in “What Employers Should Know as Election Spurs Online Rants”


Adam S. Forman, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Detroit and Chicago offices, was quoted in Law360, in “What Employers Should Know as Election Spurs Online Rants,” by Vin Gurrieri. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

Similarly, Forman pointed out that in California and certain other states, political affiliation is protected and that public-sector workers are protected by the First Amendment when it comes to political speech.

“In the bigger picture, whether it’s a fight about the NCAA tournament and which team will win that gets hostile, or an election, employers should have a policy,” Forman said, while cautioning that such a policy should be “narrowly tailored” to encompass specific conduct.