Bars to speech could be costly

Brannigan, Vincent
June 2003
Fire Chief;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p16
Trade Publication
Discusses a case involving restrictions on public employee speech by government employers. Criticism by the Federal District Court in Michigan of a gag rule designed to prevent firefighters from talking to the media; Balancing test engaged in by the court; Whistle-blowing in matters of public interest; Reaffirmation of a 1998 Providence firefighters case.


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