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Is it a contravention of employment law to post a religious message on a company bulletin board?

I'm referring to a bulletin board used to post company announcements in a business. It's not a government entity, but a division of a publicly traded company.

Asked By: Rossi - 3/10/2008
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Too many variable to decide. If this bulletin board is government property and dedicated to government business, then it would be a misappropriation of government property to use this bulletin board for personal business like social or religious reasons. If it's a privately owned business, then the law prohibits... More
Answered By: kill_yr_television - 3/10/2008
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Absolutely. If anyone continued to post religious material in my business after being warned, they would be fired immediately. Religion has no place in the workplace - it is divisive and offensive
Answered By: Tami L - 3/10/2008
 
No specific laws relate to bulletin boards in offices as of yet. More than likely the company has a policy governing the use of their equipment including bulletin boards. They may or may not allow personal announcements on their boards. They also probably have an anti-discrimination policy. As such they either have... More
Answered By: Hugh E - 3/10/2008
 
Really depends on the context. I think it's OK, freedom of speech, you can choose to ignore it, and anyone should be allowed to post anything. If it encourages a productive atmosphere I see no harm, if it detracts from productivity then it has to go.
Answered By: Pfo - 3/10/2008
 
If you mean that an employee places the material it is one thing but if it's the Management that is quite another. In the first case it could be one for an employee protest to management. In the second it is simply poor management and leaves the employer vulnerable to more than just 'complaints'.
Answered By: Beejee - 3/10/2008
 
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