(Don’t) Whistle While You Work

Friday, June 02, 2006

Transcript

Employees who blow the whistle on workplace misconduct have long been accorded special legal protection from retribution. But if the employee is a public employee, and speaks out while still clocked in, that protection no longer applies. At least that’s what the Supreme Court says, in a split ruling handed down this week. Bob parses the decision with University of Chicago law professor Geoffrey Stone.

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