Tag: Marketplace

Kai Ryssdal, Call Me!

Employer intimidation of voters is really breaking into the mainstream media. Yesterday, Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace profiled the story. Here are some of the questions he posed to University of Florida emeritus professor Joseph Little: Is this legal? Can companies actually fire you if you don’t vote the right way? I mean I’ll be honest with you. This kind of floored me when I first read about this. … What’s the recourse? I mean I suppose you could always just try to find another job. But unemployment is almost 8 percent. … I imagine this is rare, right? I mean we’re talking the rare instance here. We’ve been talking about this topic forever around here, of course. Mr. Ryssdal, if […]