Voices from the Cubicle: Protecting and Encouraging Private Employee Speech in the Post-Industrial Workplace
60 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Date Written: 1998
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.
Keywords: Employee speech, free speech, state action
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