A few days ago, The New York Times, ran a series of short essays from people on its “Room for Debate” page. The question it posed? “Should employers get tough with strict policies about social media activity, so that employees face consequences at work for what they say online?”
NLRB Administrative Law Judge: Facebook Firings Illegal
For a while now, there’s been a lot of chatter about the NLRB’s take on social media and whether employees’ use of Facebook could be “protected concerted activity”. I’ve done many recaps including here and here.
Now, for the first time, an administrative law judge (in Hispanics United of Buffalo) has found that employees’…
NLRB: Not All Employee Facebook Posts Deserve Protection After All
Last fall, the NLRB made headlines when it brought a complaint against a Connecticut employer for disciplining an employee for her Facebook posts. Back then, some commentators wondered what the limits were going to be.
But over the last few weeks, quietly, we’ve been getting some…
Are the NLRB’s Complaints About So-Called Facebook Firings News Anymore?
Various labor & employment blogs over the last week have been nearly hyperventilating over another complaint by a regional NLRB office challenging an employer’s practices as it relates to employee use of Facebook.
For anyone who has been tracking the NLRB’s actions, these filings really should come as no surprise anymore.
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