Tag Archives: Facebook

Employers Asking for Facebook Passwords May Be Unethical, Illegal

Tell me a little bit about yourself. What’s your greatest strength? What’s your biggest weakness? What’s your Facebook password? Come again? In a world where social media has taken over communication in a form similar to that of King Kong hovering over New York City from the top of the Empire State Building, how much […]

Employer, Employee Disputes Over Social Networking Site Use

Social media like Facebook and Twitter have added yet another dynamic to the employer-employee relationship. Many businesses and even non-profit organizations encourage, if not require, their employees to use social media to promote the interests of the business or organization. For example, news agencies like CNN have incorporated social media components to their shows and […]

NLRB Comments on Social Media Communications as Protected Activity or Not

On January 25, 2012, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon issued its second report on social media.  As the pace of technology continues to accelerate, judicial bodies continue to encounter new factual situations that have begun to shape the law concerning social media.  The report was issued in the form of […]