Voices from the Cubicle: Protecting and Encouraging Private Employee Speech in the Post-Industrial Workplace
David C. Yamada
Suffolk University Law School
Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 1998
Suffolk University Law School Research Paper
Employee self-censorship, the decline of unionization, electronic surveillance, corporate political partisanship, and longer hours at work are all contributing to a chill on private employee speech. This article examines the legal landscape of free speech for private sector workers and proposes that comprehensive protection of non-disruptive, non-disloyal employee speech would benefit workers and employers.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 60
Keywords: Employee speech, free speech, state actionAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 19, 2008
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