Employers Must Remember Section 7 Rights

Law360, New York (December 21, 2010, 2:56 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision to file a complaint for an employer terminating an employee for Facebook posts raises a warning flag for legitimate, nondiscriminatory, terminations across the country. Many private employers have long enjoyed the right to terminate their employees at will, meaning, for any reason or no reason at all. Even employers in non-at-will states, and those who operate under collective bargaining agreements, have rights to terminate when actions by an employee are detrimental to the company. The NLRB’s complaint should remind...
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