Del. Bill Protecting Workers' Facebook Passwords Advances

Law360, New York (May 17, 2012, 4:22 PM EDT) -- Delaware on Wednesday became the latest state to advance a bill barring employers from forcing employees or job applicants to disclose their login information for social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, an issue under consideration by lawmakers in nearly a dozen states.

Delaware's House Telecommunication Internet and Technology Committee approved H.B. 308, known as the Workplace Privacy Act, on Wednesday, after adding an amendment exempting law enforcement agencies. The bill, which prohibits employers from mandating that workers or job hopefuls turn over social media account...
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