Fired for storming the Capitol? Why most workers aren’t protected for what they do on their own time

The man on the right wearing the Trump hat was identified by his badge as an employee of Navistar Direct Marketing, which fired him. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Can you be fired for joining a violent mob that storms the Capitol? Of course you can. Among the jarring images of white insurrectionists who broke into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was a man marching through the building holding a Trump flag with his work ID badge still draped around his neck. It didn’t take long for internet sleuths to zoom in on the badge and alert his employer, Navistar Direct Marketing, a Maryland direct mail print…

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