Can your employer fire you for protesting in New York?

New Yorkers who have participated in the NYC protests following the Minneapolis police’s killing of George Floyd may be concerned that their employers could fire or retaliate against them for demonstrating. Although there have been incidents of looting and violence, the NYC protests have been largely peaceful and have taken place in all five of the city’s boroughs over the past 11 days.  Considering that the NYPD has arrested countless protestors on charges such as disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and