It’s Now Even Easier to Fire U.S. Workers for What They Say

Jul 30, 2020 · 5 min read
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General Motors headquarters in Detroit. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg

By Josh Eidelson and Hassan Kanu

Employers in the U.S. just got more latitude to fire employees who speak up about harassment and discrimination.

They can already legally terminate people for almost any reason, including what they say at work. One of the few exceptions to that rule has been U.S. labor law protections for people…

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