NLRB's Social Media Crackdown A Warning To Employers

Law360, New York (April 11, 2011, 8:40 PM EDT) -- With a National Labor Relations Board office targeting Thomson Reuters Corp. over its allegedly overbroad Twitter policy, lawyers are advising employers to examine their social media rules lest they find themselves in the agency's cross hairs.

The NLRB's Manhattan office told the Newspaper Guild, which represents Reuters employees, on Wednesday that it would soon file a complaint alleging the news service improperly disciplined a reporter for sending a Tweet that said, “One way to make this the best place to work is to deal honestly with...
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