Social Networking Law Blog
Social media policies for employers: A few notes on the NLRA
Dec. 10, 2010 – The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Social Networking Law Blog
Yesterday’s post discussed recent action by the National Labor Relations Board, pointing out that your employees’ Facebook posts or other online communications may be protected under the National Labor Relations Act. Many private employers don’t realize Section 7 of the NLRA protects the rights of all employees, regardless of union status, to engage in protected “concerted activities,” such as discussing wages, work conditions, and other terms of employment.
The full version of this article, including a list of things employers should consider when reviewing or updating social media policies, is available online at Erickson’s Social Networking Law Blog.
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