NLRB rules on social media regulations

A recent decision protects lawfulness of employees’ web communication

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently intervened in a case to resolve complaints from employees who were fired after commenting on coworkers via social media.

Five employees at the Hispanics United of Buffalo, a non-profit that provides social services to low-income clients, were fired in September after they posted critical comments about coworkers on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, the Washington Post reported.  

Danielle Feinstein

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