Employee Political Speech During Polarizing Times
January 01, 2023
Appears in January 2023: School Administrator.
You walk into the office on a Monday morning, not sure what the day will bring. As you open your e-mail, you encounter multiple messages from concerned parents, upset that one of your staff members was seen over the weekend at the grocery store wearing a “Let’s Go Brandon” T-shirt.
As you scroll deeper into your inbox in search of good news, someone else has forwarded you a screenshot of a recent employee tweet that reads, “The Republican Party is a bunch of lunatics who want to overthrow our democracy!”
Welcome to America, 2023.