Office Talk: Understanding an Employer’s Role in Social Media Intervention

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Most employers know that the National Labor Relations Act impacts unionized workforces; however, it also impacts nonunionized workforces. The NLRA protects all employees’ rights to participate in concerted activity, meaning that employees can get together and talk about how bad their boss is, or how much they make, or how terrible their work environment is, etc. Let’s call it grousing … Read More

LinkedIn Gets Sued Over Employee Background Checks

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I have to give attorney Audrey E. Mross, for putting this case on my radar. Many of y’all know that I gave I talk on the Fair Credit Reporting Act, from the employer’s perspective.  I shared the slide presentation here in my blog. Employers have a light burden under the Fair Credit Reporting Act If there was one take away, … Read More

National Labor Relations Act Protects Employees’ Concerted Activity on Social Media

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That’s right! The law that governs unions and unionized workforces applies to social media postings by nonunionized workers. Why? The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protects employees’ rights to participate in concerted activity. Meaning employees can get together and talk about how bad their boss is, or how much they make, or how terrible their work environment is, etc. I’ll … Read More