Legal issues continue to arise for employers regarding their employees’ use of social media. In an article recently published by the Puget Sound Business Journal, I address how employers can navigate the sometimes confusing and contradictory world of labor law to their advantage and avoid running into problems with the NLRB regarding social media policies that restrict what employees can do.
The Acting General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board on May 30 issued his third report on social media cases filed with that agency; previous reports were issued in August 2011 and January 2012. In the current report, the AGC provides “specific examples of employer policies or rules” that are unlawfully overbroad.
Click here to read the article with my analysis and recommendations for employers.