Thursday, July 25, 2013

NLRB Memo 'Unlikes' Social Media Policies

Timely article posted in Corporate Counsel...

In a warning to employers, the National Labor Relations Board has “unliked” certain social media policies that restrict an employee’s right to speak critically of the employer online, unless the policies were set in collective bargaining.

In a recently released advice memo [PDF], the agency says social media policies are work rules that provide a basis for discipline, and as such must be the subject of bargaining unless a union waives that right.

Read more: 

NLRB Memo 'Unlikes' Social Media Policies
Corporate Counsel
July 24, 2013

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