What would happen if all your company’s Twitter followers left when one of your employees quit? It’s happened to the best companies — but it doesn’t have to happen to you.
A Polish beer festival sounds like a fun way to spend an afternoon, but one employee’s attendance ended up costing her her FMLA leave — and her job.
Here’s something you may want to make sure your next healthcare plan has: A social media component.
Ah, yet another ruling from the NLRB about a firing involving Facebook — only this one involves cheap hot dogs and Land Rovers.
Good news for employers wrestling with social media use policies: The NLRB seems to be retreating from its aggressive stance on classifying employee Internet postings as “protected activity” under federal labor law.
Google recently unveiled its new foray into the world of social networking with Google+. Here’s how the latest social media monster could help — or hinder — your workforce.
An employee posts a message on her Facebook page claiming she’s never been paid the overtime her employer owes her. She’s fired because her post violates the company’s social media policy. The worker sues for retaliation, saying she was let go because she made a wage claim against the employer. Did she win? Read the [...] [MORE]
The National Labor Relations Board just can’t seem to get enough of this new-fangled social networking business. But a couple of recent developments provide some clarification on where the agency’s headed on the issue.