I have a quick question. I was asked to serve on a committe in Springfield Ma looking into the issue of putting a casino here. I checked with the various high ups at my place of employement. They were ok but said I could not wear anything showing where I worked to any of the committee meetings. They said I could not make it look Like I was representing my place of employment at these meetings. My question is the article in the paper announcing who is on the committee shows my place of employment. Do you think my employer could use this to say I am not following their requirements?
State/Country relating to question: Massachusetts
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If the press posts where you work, it may be an issue with your employer, and you should make sure that your employment is not even or ever brought up.
If the press has actually published your place of employment,
your employer could use it against you, and since MASS, is an At Will State, it would be possible that the employer could reprimand you, even though you were in no way in violation of their specific directives.
13 years experience, Union NYSUT lawyer
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