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NLRB Issues Complaint in NY Facebook Case

Posted in NLRB, Protected activity, Section 7, Section 8(a)(1), Social Media

In its latest effort to address social media in the workplace, the National Labor Relations Board announced in a May 18 press release that it had filed a complaint against a New York non-profit organization alleging that it unlawfully terminated five employees who complained about working conditions on Facebook. According to the complaint filed by… Continue Reading

NLRB General Counsel Allows Discharge for Inappropriate “Tweeting”

Posted in General Counsel, NLRB, Non-Union employers, Protected activity, Section 7, Social Media

Employee use of social media remains at the forefront of issues at the National Labor Relations Board.  Coming on the heels of the NLRB General Counsel’s decision to issue a complaint against an employer who fired an employee for her postings on Facebook (the first time such on-line activities were considered “protected, concerted activity” by the… Continue Reading