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At work and online: NLRB restricts employers’ social media rules

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Social media such as Facebook and Twitter are changing the world of work, and the National Labor Re­la­­tions Board (NLRB) has taken notice.

THE LAW: Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protects employee rights of “freedom of association, mutual aid or protection, self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively for wages and working conditions through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other protected concerted activities with or without a union.” It is illegal for workplace rules to abridge those rights.

The NLRA applies to all employers whether they are unionized or not.  

WHAT’S NEW: Social media allow employees to communicate with many more people more quickly than ever. Some employers worry that their em­­ployees will use the instantaneous mass communications to share trade secrets, disclose confidential information or cast the company in a b...(register to read more)

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