NLRB's Acting General Counsel Issues Third Guidance Document on Social Media and Approves One Policy
On May 30, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board's Acting General Counsel issued his third guidance document on social media since August 2011. In that report, he took the opportunity to approve one employer's social media policy, a move that finally provides employers clear guidance in connection with the regulation of this rapidly evolving area of the law. The Acting GC's guidance, which was published in the form of an Operations Management Memorandum, was accompanied by an Advice Memorandum in Walmart, Case No. 11-CA-067171. It is in this case that the agency articulated its reasoning and found, for the first time, a social media policy that was acceptable in its entirety. To learn more about the guidance and its potential implications for employers, please continue reading Littler's ASAP, Three's a Charm: NLRB’s Acting General Counsel Issues Third Guidance Document on Social Media and Approves One Policy, by Philip Gordon.
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