Man fired for refusing to remove 'Trump 2020' hat at shipbuilding workplace

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Dave Sunderland said he had been wearing Donald Trump hats to work at Newport News Shipbuilding every day for nearly four years.He wore them — most recently one that said “Trump 2020” — from his car to his work site inside the gates, he said, and sometimes for a short safety meeting at the start of his shift.Not anymore.Sunderland, 55, was fired last week after refusing to remove his hat before the safety meeting. He said the human resources department told him he violated a policy barring yard workers from “campaigning” while on the job.“I wasn’t campaigning,” Sunderland s…

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