Complaints over social media policies on the rise

Employers struggle to implement effective, legal policies

As companies see employees continue to use social media networks, such as Twitter and Facebook, they are struggling to implement policies that are not only effective, but also legal.  

Several examples of cases involving employees disciplined or fired over comments they’ve posted about their employers on the Internet, and the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) reaction to those instances, has led to some confusion over what companies may and may not include in their social media policies.  


Cathleen Flahardy

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