The Illinois Senate approved a bill banning employers from requesting the Facebook passwords of employees and applicants on Tuesday, reports the Chicago Tribune . If Illinois' Governor signs the legislation, it will become the second state in the...
Delaware is one step closer to legislating employers'
ability to manage their workforces. I testified yesterday about the significant
flaws in H.B. 308, called the "Workplace Privacy Act." The members of
the Telecommunications, Internet...
Delaware's version of a Facebook-privacy law, called the
"Workplace Privacy Act" (H.B. 308), will go to hearing on Wednesday
before the Telecommunications, Internet, and Technology Committee in Delaware's
House of Representatives...
Legislation, both state
and federal, prohibiting employers from requesting an employee's or applicant's
password continues to make progress. In Particular, the pending bills in
California and New Jersey passed to the next level of their respective...
Is a public-sector employee engaging in
"speech" for purposes of the First Amendment when he
"likes" a post on Facebook? A recent decision from the Eastern
District of Virginia concludes that the answer is "no." In Bland...
Employers who request an employee's or job applicant's
Facebook password continue to face pushback in legislatures across the country.
As I posted last week, several states have introduced
bills that would prohibit this type of coerced Facebook...
was the first state to pass legislation prohibiting employers from requiring an
employee or applicant to turn over his or her Facebook password or log-in
information for other social-networking sites.
On April 19, 2012, a similar law moved...