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The Social Media Trifecta – The SHRM, Nielsen and NLRB Reports – Part Three
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Ashley Kasarjian

Jumping back into part three of the trifecta, addressing the impact of social media on the policies and practices of companies, the NLRB released a report detailing 14 cases from the past year - many of which I covered in Employment and the Law . I... Read More

Facebook Firing Causes Unfair Labor Practice Double Play For NLRB
Posted on 26 Aug 2014 by Jon Hyman

In Triple Play Sports Bar & Grille [pdf] , the NLRB unanimously concluded that an employer unlawfully fired two employees for their off-duty Facebooking, and less-than unanimously concluded that the same employer’s social media policy was unlawfully... Read More

Social Media and the NLRB: Getting Both Sides of the Story
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by John Holmquist

When the media first began covering the NLRB's settlements involving discipline of employees for using Facebook, the impression that was given was that the settlements reflected established NLRB policy. In reality, the settlements were no more... Read More

NLRB Judge Holds Nonprofit Unlawfully Discharged Employees For Facebook Posts
Posted on 20 Sep 2011 by John Holmquist

A National Labor Relations Board Administrative Judge has found that a Buffalo nonprofit unlawfully discharged employees after they posted Facebook comments about working conditions including work load and staffing. Click here for NLRB site announcement... Read More