USPS must revisit possible harassing nature of postal worker’s cap bearing Gadsden Flag

By Sandra Johnson – October 10, 2016 The depiction of overtly racial themes on clothing will generally not pass muster as appropriate workplace attire. But clothing or accessories bearing ambiguous political or racial themes may present a challenge to employers who must address the concerns of employees who feel offended or threatened by the social…

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What You Should Know about EEOC and Shelton D. v. U.S. Postal Service (Gadsden Flag case)

This decision addressed only the procedural issue of whether the Complainant’s allegations of discrimination should be dismissed or investigated. This decision was not on the merits, did not determine that the Gadsden Flag was racist or discriminatory, and did not ban it. Given the procedural nature of this appeal and the fact that no investigative…

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