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Organized Labor and Social Media Policies

While preparing for my presentation today on social media policies , I came a cross this great article by Seth Borden: Labor Disputes Arising out of Social Media . Having organized labor in your workforce will complicate the creation and enforcement of a social media policy. Potential unionizing...

Employees May Not "Like" You on Facebook, But That's Not Grounds for Termination

by Krista N. H ardwick & Clay D. Creps An employer's right to monitor and restrict what its employees say about the company on websites such as Facebook, Twitter and personal blogs may have drastically changed. The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has just surprisingly found...

In light of NLRB ethics probe, is Walmart social media policy still ok?

Remember that one little bone that the National Labor Relations Board threw to employers on social media policies? The guidance was generally atrocious, but in the last memorandum of the Acting General Counsel a policy developed by Walmart was approved and attached. I've suggested that employers...