The 50-year-old didn't realise a White House photographer travelling with the president had snapped a photo of her obscene gesture.
Aware that the publicity surrounding the photograph could have detrimental implications, Juli approached her employers and confirmed that she was the woman in the photograph.
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"Covered Social Media Activity that contains discriminatory, obscene malicious or threatening content, is knowingly false, create (sic) a hostile work environment, or similar inappropriate or unlawful conduct will not be tolerated and will be subject to discipline up to an (sic) including termination of employment". One of her male colleagues who insulted him deliberately a person on Facebook has just been reprimanded while the company was included on his cover photo.
Briskman flashing her middle-finger became a viral photo across social media.
"I wasn't even at work when I did that", Briskman said. "I'm thinking, he's at the damn golf course again", she said. "I flipped off the motorcade a number of times". Without more information about the discussions with Briskman - did they ask her to remove the image and she refused, or did they just fire her outright? - it's impossible to reach a conclusion over whether she has a case against Akima. However there is a complication: she had been in charge of the company's social media presence and recently red-flagged an inflammatory remark made by a senior director at the company. She was only employed at the company for six months before being let go.
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He warned that Washington and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and that "no dictator" should underestimate USA resolve. Trump spoke to the press at dinner, explaining that he spent a lot of time talking about North Korea and trade.
After the first time the convoy passed her, she caught up again when it stopped at a red light.
Akima has not returned calls or emails to press inquiries. "You might not get jailed for what you say, but you might not get the job you want".
She is now working with attorneys at the American Civil Liberties Union.
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Briskman has reportedly reached out to the American Civil Liberties Union about the firing, but she's also already thinking about what's next. Once she found out about the circulation of the photograph, she chose to inform the HR department of her company and explain the incident to them. "I am appalled. This was an opportunity for me to say something". Going forward, Briskman says that she may look for a new job at Planned Parents or "an advocacy group that she believes in", reports the Huffington Post.
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