NLRB Says Union Not On Hook For Member Facebook Posts

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 8:07 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday that federal labor law did not require a union to remove from its Facebook page disparaging comments posted by union members aimed at workers who chose to continue to work during a strike.

The labor board affirmed an administrative law judge's November 2012 ruling that an Amalgamated Transit Union local could not be held accountable for comments that union members posted on its Facebook page concerning a six-day strike by bus drivers for Veolia Transportation Services Inc.

The NLRB's...
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