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NLRB says employees lawfully fired for Facebook post

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2014

An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently found that a non-profit center lawfully fired two employees who

NLRB General Counsel's Office issues four advice memoranda providing guidance on social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Recently, the Division of Advice at the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released four advice memoranda

Illinois social media law amended to allow employer access to “professional” accounts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2013

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed S.B. 2306 into law, amending the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act. The law as amended allows

Manager violated the Stored Communication Act by using a fake Facebook account to see an employee's posts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

In an arbitration decision released recently, an arbitrator found that a U.S. Border Patrol manager violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA) when

California social media law likely does not protect background checks

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2013

California Labor Code 980, which prohibits employers from asking employees or job applicants for social media passwords, contains an exemption

NLRB finds workplace social media policy unlawful

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2013

The National Labor Relations Board recently released an advice memorandum addressing the lawfulness of an employer's social media policy. In the

Oregon bill regulating social media access signed into law

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2013

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently signed into law H.B. 2654, which prohibits employers from requesting passwords from employees or applicants

New Jersey law prohibiting employers from asking about social media accounts vetoed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently conditionally vetoed a bill that would have barred employers from asking current or prospective employees

Colorado law prohibits employers from requiring access to social media accounts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2013

Recently, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed H.B. 13-1046 into law, prohibiting employers from suggesting, requesting or requiring that

New Mexico limits employer access to job applicants' social media accounts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

New Mexico recently became the latest state to prohibit employer access to social media accounts when Governor Susana Martinez signed S.B. 371 into