Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, WHISTLEBLOWERS—E.D. Mich.: State police employee who reported suspicious charge and alleged cover-up does not advance First Amendment claim, (Jan 12, 2022)

By Victoria Moran, J.D., M.H.A.

His email was not protected by the First Amendment because he sent it in his capacity as a public employee, not as a private citizen.

A federal judge in the Eastern District of Michigan granted summary judgment in favor of the Michigan State Police’s director and a supervisor after concluding that a former executive di ...