My manager said he would fire me if I didn't take my bad review off his friends restaurant. I went to the restaurant had a bad experience and I posted my experience on their Facebook page like it is ment to be. Can he fire me? Can I sue? Can I somehow keep my job without losing my freedom of speech?
Iowa is an at-will employment state. This means that unless you have an employment or union contract that says otherwise, your employer can fire you for almost any reason, or even no reason at all. There are exceptions, such as if your employment termination was based on your membership in a protected class, such as race, national origin, religion, etc. Your right of free speech has to do with government interference.
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