A police officer who doesn't want to get the COVID-19 vaccine. A school teacher who doesn't want to teach critical race theory. A corporate executive who doesn't agree with pushing woke culture. Those are descriptions of workers who have reached out to Red Balloon, a new job board offering postings from companies promising their employees will be "free to work" without the fear of losing their jobs due to medical dictates or politicaldrama.
Red Balloon started in July as a local job board in Moscow, Idaho, by Andrew Crapuchettes, who told FOX Business in an interview that he initially just started it for fun. But after posting a video he made advertising the site in his community, the founder started hearing from people all over the country — from Minnesota to Florida, Alabama to Georgia — who wondered when the site would expand to their areas. In August, the site went nationwide.
"The whole thesis of the job board was 'free to work,'" Crapuchettes said. "What if employers treated their employees like adults and didn't require vaccinations or certain pronouns, or making their logo a rainbow flag in J