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Firefighter Fired for Social Media Violations (access required)

Plaintiff, a county fire department battalion chief terminated for activity on his personal Facebook page the department said “had racial overtones and was insensitive and derogatory in nature” and showed “repeated insolence and insubordination,” in violation of the department’s social media policy, is not entitled to a trial of his First Amendment retaliation claim; the ...