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  1. Okay now I think I'm fully "up" on events: So basically the Coyotes knew about his past, drafted him anyway, word got out through social media about his prior charges, the Coyotes got negative PR for it and as a result... they released him. In other words, everyone comes out looking bad yet the Coyotes want to paint themselves as the heroes for releasing him.
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  2. lol I would call that a Confidentiality Agreement, and those already exist and have existed for decades. It makes perfect sense for a company to protect its information and its trade secrets. It makes perfect sense that someone can't speak on behalf of the company unless they are a designated representative of that company. Where I draw the line is when companies try to protect their image by limiting free speech or by trying to control the actions of their workers when they're not at work. The "protecting our image" thing is a ruse. It's just an excuse for
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  3. Ummm. Absolutely workplaces can implement their own form of justice on employees. Otherwise background checks after interviews and codes of conduct employees are forced to sign now would be meaningless. This guy had a record. They assumed they knew how bad it was based on their info. The mother of the kid he bullied and tormented has decided to very vocally make further details of the tormenting of a boy with down syndrome known since the jerk never apologized and by all accounts, is pretty remorseless about it. There is a video circulating of this guy slaming the boys
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  4. Not necessarily.... there are many documented cases where ones actions, say..on social media, can have significant impact on their careers at a particular job. For instance, here at the hospital I work at, we are warned all the time about our actions on social media especially when it concerns your employer and management has the right and the authority to access appropriate actions up to and including termination. I admit it it a fine line. pretty much you nailed it .... agree to a point... a future employer does not have necessarily hire
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  5. Admittedly, I'm not up on the details of this case. My first thought was that he probably uttered the N-word to a black kid on his high school hockey team and here we go today. Looks like he was much more disturbed. Sounds like he was headed towards criminal charges. But those consequences are legal punishment through the court system, not by employers. If I work at Home Depot and I get into a car crash on my way back from the Leafs game, my Home Depot supervisor shouldn't be called to the scene to assess the accident and whether I was
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