Worker Fired Over Facebook Post: NLRB Files Complaint Against Employer

January 3, 2011

We previously reported on our blog about an employee who got fired for criticizing her supervisor on Facebook. On November 4, 2010, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) filed a complaint against the company that fired the employee. The NLRB investigated and concluded the company violated the National Labor Relations Act. The Act gives employees…

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Company Accused of Firing Over Facebook Post

November 10, 2010

NY Times – In what labor officials and lawyers view as a ground-breaking case involving workers and social media, the National Labor Relations Board has accused a company of illegally firing an employee after she criticized her supervisor on her Facebook page. This is the first case in which the labor board has stepped in…

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