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NLRB Acting General Counsel Identifies Social Media Cases as Major New Area of Litigation

Posted by Arnold Perl and Michael Tauer on October 28th, 2011

Social media activities are exploding, as is litigation involving employee conduct on these social media sites.

The National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) Acting General Counsel, Lafe Solomon, announced on October 20, 2011 that a major new area of litigation at the Board involves cases where employees contend they were unlawfully treated by their employer for their activity on social networks.

Topics: social media, labor, employment, NLRB, litigation, union, labor relations, Facebook, Twitter