Regarding the article on Scarlett Fakir and being fired for supporting Trump – this is outrageous!
Where are the lawyers to sue these unscrupulous companies for violating their employees' First Amendment rights? Where are the smart lawyers who can figure out how to circumvent the At Will doctrines that protect these vicious actions by the cowardly politically correct companies and other organizations? There have got to be some out there! People have got to start suing these bastards. This is getting truly sickening!
I was fired in 2012 from a very low-level sales associate job at a respected but pretentious high-end department store for telling a co-worker in a private conversation that I would never vote for Obama and was opposed to abortion. I also, foolishly, mentioned that certain minorities behaved terribly in the store and were abusive. This occurred completely in private, but my New Age weirdo co-worker ran and told the store manager, and the store manager consulted the corporate lawyers, and the next day I was "separated from employment" from a job I badly needed and did quite well at.
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Then the scoundrels tried to deny unemployment benefits, but a hearing before a magistrate changed that, and they had to pay.