Calls have been growing for federal and state legislation that would bar employers from requiring access to job applicants' social media postings.Read More
Startups operating as virtual enterprises from Day One, companies sending employees home to telecommute, and businesses hiring more mobile workers are changing the conventional wisdom about how to create corporate culture.
Consultant Mary Sobon says these ingredients are key to a healthy corporate culture with large populations of virtual employees.Read More
A letter sent to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asks that agency to issue a legal opinion as to whether asking for passwords violates current federal law.
It's not just the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. Employers generally are still fumbling around in the Facebook dark. And more shins will be bruised before we find the light switch.Read More
Workforce Management won a Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for senior editor Ed Frauenheim's in-depth look at the growing controversy over who owns social media contacts.Read More
EPolicy Institute Executive Director Nancy Flynn discusses what companies should and shouldn't be doing.
As more companies jump on Facebook and Twitter, tech vendors including Synmantec, Smarsh and HootSuite are expanding their social media archiving offerings.
The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce Management and Fistful of Talent. In this edition, Managing Editor Rick Bell and Senior Editor Ed Frauenheim debate Apple Inc. and the working conditions in China. Read More
The case of a worker at a popcorn packaging facility who was fired for criticizing a supervisor in a Facebook posting has attracted the most interest, as it ‘highlight[s] what is likely to become the NLRB's new test for deciding whether the action for which an employee was disciplined was so out of line that it lost the protection of the NLRA.'