NLRB Targets Reuters Over Twitter Policy

Law360, New York (April 7, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A National Labor Relations Board office in New York claims Thomson Reuters Corp. violated federal labor law with its Twitter policy, marking the first such complaint involving the social networking service, a media workers union said Wednesday.

The NLRB's Manhattan office told the Newspaper Guild, which represents Reuters employees, that it would soon file a complaint against the news service over multiple alleged labor law violations unless the parties reach a settlement.

Reuters faces a claim that it improperly restricted an employee's right to use Twitter...
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