California Enacts Law Limiting Employers' Access to Employees' Social Media: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid the Minefields, 2012 Emerging Issues 6788. Whether you "like" it or not, social media is changing the legal landscape of employee privacy rights at a rapid pace. On September 27, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1844, which prohibits employers from requiring (or requesting) employees or applicants to divulge their social media log-on information. This article will address the evolving area of employee privacy law in California, and the impact of AB 1844. Purchase here at the LexisNexis Bookstore.
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