5 Questions To Ask Before Axing Workers For Facebook Posts

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 8:37 PM ET) -- Employers stung by a worker's scathing social media postings are often in a hurry to take action, but the National Labor Relations Board's interest in such situations means hasty decisions can land a company in hot water.

Of the three decisions the board has handed down on Facebook-related firings so far  — the most recent of which was handed down this month — two have ordered the reinstatement of the axed employees, while the other upheld the termination.

Taken together, the three decisions should lay out...
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