Can I Be Disciplined For Arguments Away From Work?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about being disciplined over an argument with a coworker off from work:

I work for a media company in which I receive a discount on my personal cell phone bill for being employed by them. I am also given a company issued cell phone that I do not pay for. A coworker and I got into a disagreement on our personal phones where she deemed me as a liar. I responded with some adult language but not in an overly exaggerated way. the content was in no way threatening. I was not at work, it was my personal phone when this conversation started.

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