Let’s make this clear. When you attack your fellow employee for NOT participating in political speech, especially political speech of your choosing, you are conducting a form of work harassment. Part of our freedoms include being able to make our own political choices. The fired employee said that “intentionally not making a statement is already political”. It seems Proverbs 17:28 wasn’t enough for him. “Even a fool is considered wise when he keeps silent.”

Facebook Inc fired an employee who had criticized Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to take action against inflammatory posts by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, citing his tweet challenging a colleague’s silence on the issue.

Found at www.reuters.com

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