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29. Should have filed this in state court
Wed Feb 7, 2024, 02:07 PM
Feb 7

California code prevents employers from restricting participation in politics.

Also I think she potentially has a case for defamation from this quote attributed to Disney management:

“Nevertheless, her social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”

The goal of the lawsuit is to get to discovery where it becomes apparent that Disney management has a group think attitude towards a specific political position (in this case a liberal one that attempts to be more inclusive and accommodating). That combined with the backlash towards the approaches taken that seem to single out straight white men as the only (or primary) privileged group that further forms a narrative that Disney isn't interested in that group for its products and services.

I don't see much of a case her for her, but that isn't the goal.

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DIVISION 2. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 - 2699.8] ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
PART 3. PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES [920 - 1139] ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

CHAPTER 5. Political Affiliations [1101 - 1106] ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

No employer shall make, adopt, or enforce any rule, regulation, or policy:

(a) Forbidding or preventing employees from engaging or participating in politics or from becoming candidates for public office.

(b) Controlling or directing, or tending to control or direct the political activities or affiliations of employees.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

Leon Smuk's drug addiction takes a new turn. Hassler Feb 6 #1
Waaaa waaaaa waaaaa, I need a man-child twitter billionaire to pay for my lawyer. These fuckmooks deserve each other. Comfortably_Numb Feb 6 #2
This will be a fun lawsuit to follow LetMyPeopleVote Feb 6 #3
I'll go as far as this. The Grand Illuminist Feb 7 #37
I can't find the article, but rogue emissary Feb 6 #4
Based on the way things are going financially at Disney, everyone should be fired. n/t OnlinePoker Feb 7 #26
Why can't these dipshits odins folly Feb 6 #5
They are so clueless on the subject BlueKota Feb 6 #10
Because these childish right wing crybabies never take any responsibility for their actions. canuckledragger Feb 6 #12
I hate Musk too Chi67 Feb 6 #17
"Now this. Tesla is not only off my list, but I hope the company goes down in flames"... William Gustafson Feb 7 #18
Id much rather see Twitter go down quakerboy Feb 7 #22
Their cars are doing that themselves MistakenLamb Feb 8 #40
Ask Roseanne.... Mopar151 Feb 6 #6
Most Entertainment contracts contain a section about bringing the character or the program into disrepute as grounds for Ford_Prefect Feb 6 #7
And those tight guidelines have been there... slightlv Feb 6 #8
Disney contracts are thorough and exact. C_U_L8R Feb 6 #9
Well, it stands to reason since they are after all fools. Not to mention complete unredeemable assholes. cstanleytech Feb 6 #14
The claim of $75,000 to reimburse her for "lost millions" gives the game away. Midnight Writer Feb 6 #11
that makes it seem (to me anyway)... ret5hd Feb 7 #28
helpful article SleeplessinSoCal Feb 6 #13
Carano was employed in California, which is an at-will employment state. Aristus Feb 6 #15
Really? Chi67 Feb 6 #16
And to think I used to have a crush on her... padah513 Feb 7 #19
Hey asshole vercetti2021 Feb 7 #20
Ask Charlie Sheen... Xolodno Feb 7 #21
this failed actor thinks she will pull a gawker case on Disney. Javaman Feb 7 #23
Will They Just Pay Her? erpowers Feb 7 #24
I don't think it will hurt Disney in the slightest. The Grand Illuminist Feb 7 #25
With her career basically dead, I think that's all she wants Javaman Feb 7 #34
Worse The Grand Illuminist Feb 7 #38
"Will they just pay her?" LudwigPastorius Feb 8 #39
They didn't fire her. They didn't pick up Ferrets are Cool Feb 7 #27
Should have filed this in state court exboyfil Feb 7 #29
I don't think that would have helped her. Aristus Feb 7 #30
I thought that myself. The Grand Illuminist Feb 7 #31
But would it be wise if you are one of the largest media entertainment companies in the world? exboyfil Feb 7 #32
True that. The Grand Illuminist Feb 7 #33
Doubt they're looking to win, or even reach settlement. Torchlight Feb 7 #35
Self-delete Torchlight Feb 7 #36
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