Timm Schowalter Analyzes Recent Firing in Business Insurance

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A cyclist was recently fired from her employer after posting a picture of herself “flipping the bird” to President Donald Trump’s motorcade on social media. Judy Greenwald’s article “Cyclist fired for showing her opinion of Trump may have no case” in Business Insurance investigates whether the former employee may have a legal claim against her former employer, analyzing the event and other similar recent cases. Among other issues, as Timm Schowalter notes as a part of the article, there may be a question of whether the employer’s social media policy violates Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. Timm also mentions that if the case were to be litigated, and if the employer has employment practices liability insurance, it would likely settle quickly.

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