Employment Law Attorney Charles Appleby has been following the NLRB’s impact on social media very closely over the past year, commenting on their rulings in the November issue of Employment Answers Quarterly as well as the Fall 2011 issue of South Carolina Lawyer Magazine.
The new year brought new rulings from the NLRB, which more narrowly defined which areas were “off limits” to businesses when creating and implementing social media policies. Charles addresses these in the February 2012 Employment Law Answers Quarterly.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of General Counsel issued a second report as guidance on what it calls “emerging issues in the context of social media.” The report is important because it is the NLRB general counsel who decides which charges of unfair labor practices it will investigate and potentially prosecute.
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P.S. – We are excited to congratulate Charles Appleby on his nomination as one of The State Newspaper’s “20 Under 40” leaders in the Columbia community!