Suddenly, it’s feel like we’re living back in the when your corporate job somehow dictated your entire life; when you could only use your paycheck at the company store, and you were essentially owned by your job.
That’s because more and more companies, who rely on diverse and enormous workforces, are concerned that their employees might embarrass them on social media.
If your local Papa John’s franchisee is seen at a Klan rally, guess what? That store is getting shut down and the company will likely part ways with that individual. Or, if you get caught on video calling the cops on an African-American bird watcher in Central Park for no real reason, you may just get canned from your job.
In order to prevent the hassle and embarrassment of these incidents, more and more companies are beginning to lay down some ground rules as to what ideologies their employees are allowed to publicly support.
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In the case of one of the nation’s most storied automotive brands, the new guidelines seem to skew pretty hard to the left.
A leaked slide from a Goodyear diversity training session shows the company has decided what the “acceptable” and “unacceptable” slogans are for employees to support.
The slide is part of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company’s zero-tolerance policy, which has deemed “Blue Lives Matter,” “All Lives Matter,” “MAGA Attire,” and “Politically Affiliated Slogans or Material” as “unacceptable.”
Those slogans that are “acceptable” to the company included “Black Lives Matter (BLM)” and “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride (LGBT).
There’s no telling when Goodyear will start filling out their employee’s voter registration forms for them.
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