NLRB's Acting GC Aims To Clarify Social Media Policy

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's general counsel office on Thursday made public its thinking on 14 key cases involving social media, with the goal of providing guidance on the hot-button issue.

NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon had previously instructed the agency's regional offices to submit any cases involving Twitter, Facebook or other social media to its division of advice in Washington, which provides guidance on how to handle cases that raise novel issues. The 24-page document released Thursday detailed the outcome of 14 investigations from...
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