California Becomes Fourth State to Ban Employer Password/Login Demands

California this week joined Delaware, Illinois and Maryland in banning employers' demands for social media information from employees and job applicants. The law prohibits employers from seeking employee login information and passwords to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, a practice that swept into the public consciousness this year and provoked outrage. A […]

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NLRB Settlement Seems to Protect Employee Comments Online

The courts have yet to weigh in, but a recent settlement between the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and a Connecticut ambulance company may mean more freedom of speech—or at least retaliatory protection—for employees who post comments about their companies online. The incident has several angles to it, only one of which relates to the […]

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