Union Facebook Page Not Picket Line Extension: NLRB Judge

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 4:40 PM ET) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Wednesday that federal labor law did not require a union to disavow statements posted on its Facebook page by its members that threatened workers who chose to continue to work during a strike.

Administrative Law Judge Keltner W. Locke held that because of Section 230 of  the Communications Decency Act of 1996 — which states that the provider of an interactive computer service should not be treated as the publisher of any information provided — an Amalgamated Transit Union...
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