A right to refuse business trips?

A New Britain, Ct. police sergeant has failed to persuade a federal court that his employer violated his rights of “familial association” by requiring him to attend an out-of-state seminar [Daniel Schwartz] In a much-noted recent decision, U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska of the Southern District of New York found that the Bloomberg news organization’s alleged failure to accommodate employees’ wishes for work-life balance did not constitute a form of sex or other discrimination.


  • What if the required travel forces an individual to subject themselves to the TSA? Thus being forced to “voluntarily” give up their right against unreasonable search and seizure?

  • In this case it is a cop. If he can’t take getting his rights a little trampled, he needs to get out of the business.