Legal Question in Employment Law in Virginia

Can I be fired for what I said about my boss in a private chat? (Not Facebook or other social media) the conversations were on a private chat app on personal phones, not company provided phones.

Asked on 11/12/13, 6:23 pm

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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Yes, quite likely you can be (fired) for these kinds of comments

unless you're protected by a valid contract of employment

which offers you protection from such summary termination in the kind of situation which you've described in this question.

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11/12/13, 9:07 pm

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