When the Blogger Blogs, Can the Employer Intervene?

by   |  04.18.05  |  Current Events

The New York Times reports (registration required) employers can get pretty testy with employee blogging, especially when the bloggers are bashing the boss. As the article states, the First Amendment protects most speech from restriction, but it doesn’t protect us from the consequences of our speech.

In other words, I have free speech rights to say anything about ACU I want to say.

And it has free speech right to say to me, “You’re fired.”

Of course academia has that strange little thing called tenure …