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
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 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.'
The countersuit, filed Jan. 25, reveals an increasingly testy relationship between two high-profile Internet players: Google, the king of search advertising, based in Mountain View, California, and Chicago-based Groupon, the leader in the new online-advertising business with daily deals. Read More
An analysis of the NLRB's rulings also indicates that if an employee makes a comment on Facebook and fellow employees respond, it is considered protected activity. It is not protected, however, if only friends respond to the posting.Read More
Since mid-2010, the latest technology tool by ebosswatch.com has been nearly as popular among human resources and hiring managers as it has been with job seekers. Read More
Experts recommend that employers establish and enforce policies about talking or texting while driving on the job. As many companies have discovered, distracted drivers are a liability to themselves and other motorists—as well as the employers for whom they work.Read More