Tag Archives: Social Media in the workplace

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Employee Who Advocated Violence in a Social Media Post

In a recent employee termination case, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the dismissal of race discrimination claims by a bank employee who was terminated due to a social media post. Plaintiff, a Caucasian woman, was employed as a project manager in her employer’s wealth management department.  In June 2018, a public news … Continue Reading

NLRB Approves Workplace Social Media Policy Limiting Employees’ Online Communications

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in a split decision 2-1, approved a California-based ambulance company’s implementation of a social media policy that prohibited employees from “inappropriate communications” related to the company.  The NLRB’s ruling reversed a decision by an administrative law judge, back in October 2019, that concluded that the company’s social media … Continue Reading

EEOC To Discuss Social Media’s Impact On The Workplace

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just announced they will be holding a meeting on March 12, 2014 to discuss the use of social media in the workplace and its impact on the enforcement of equal employment opportunity laws.  According to the EEOC’s announcement, the participants will address a range of issues, including recruitment … Continue Reading
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