Sprout
I have heard some folks say there is no rule...
Tue Oct 3, 2017 3:15pm
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I have heard some folks say that there is a rule...

And while for some sitting or kneeling or standing with a fist raised, or some other behavior than the TRADITIONAL posture does not necessarily show disrespect, for others, it likely will.

But even if there isn't one, they retain the authority to prohibit employees who are working from engaging in political speech as representatives of their company. So, the teams could make a rule or the league could make the rule.

And you absolutely, as an individual, have a right to say that you feel that someone employed should be fired for their behaviors... Let's remember that applies to everyone though.


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    • I have heard some folks say there is no rule... — Sprout, Tue Oct 3 3:15pm
      • didn't you read the damned thing?
      • I agreewondering, Tue Oct 3 3:34pm
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