Labor & Employment – Constitutional – Free Speech – Unlawful Firing Claim – Public EmployeesBrooks v. Arthur Two Virginia correctional officers cannot sue for alleged unlawful firing for exercise of their First Amendment free-speech rights; the 4th Circuit says complaints about an employee’s own duties pursued through an internal grievance procedure do not relate to a matter of public concern.
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Published: July 12, 2012
Time posted: 1:55 pm
Tags: Constitutional, Free Speech, Labor & Employment, Public Employees, Unlawful Firing Claim