Cyclist Who Flipped Off Trump Motorcade Fired From Government Contracting Firm

Cyclist Who Flipped Off Trump Motorcade Fired From Government Contracting Firm

The woman, identified by The Washington Post as 50-year-old Juli Briskman, told Huffington Post she made a decision to tell her employer, government contractor Akima LLC, what had happened as the photo was circulating online.

What do you think - was the company justified in firing the woman for violating the social media policy? The image is now being used as both her profile and cover picture on Twitter, but on Facebook, she's just featuring it as her cover photo. "So they were calling flipping him off 'obscene.'" Akima apparently believed the photo could reflect badly upon their business.

The woman's face can't be seen in the photo, but the bicyclist, Juli Briskman, used the photo as a social media avatar on Twitter and Facebook, as it quickly circulated around the internet. That last part, apparently, was too much for her employer, government contractor Akima LLC.

In Briskman's case - assuming we have the full set of facts, which is always a unsafe assumption - she would have some grounds to pursue a wrongful termination suit.

"Basically, you can not have "lewd" or "obscene" things in your social media".

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Despite being fired, Briskman is looking forward, telling HuffPost she's looking for a new job with an advocacy group that shares her ideals.

"[Trump] was passing by and my blood just started to boil", Briskman told Huffington Post. As the black SUVs rolled by, she raised her left arm and extended her middle finger.

"They said: 'We're separating from you, '" the single mother told HuffPost.

Briskman emphasized to her former employer that she wasn't working when the incident happened and her employer isn't mentioned anywhere on her social media accounts.

Virginia is an employment-at-will state, meaning employers can fire people anytime and for any reason. The only account that connected her to the company was LinkedIn.

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Despite her dismissal, the Democrat supporter said she did not regret her show of defiance.

She added, "In some ways, I'm doing better than ever". "I'm angry and I'm frustrated".

"This was an opportunity for me to say something".

Briskman said that that day on her bike was not something that she had planned, but she had been increasingly frustrated with Trump's behavior and his performance (or rather, lack thereof) as the leader of this country.

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