Uncertain Advice In NLRB’s Social Media Memoranda

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT) -- The acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board continues to create more questions than provide clear answers about the legality of employers’ social media policies.

On May 30, 2012, NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon released his third in a series of memoranda describing the NLRB’s approach to social media policies. This latest report follows the earlier August 2011 and January 2012 reports and attaches, for the first time, an entire social media policy — from retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. — that Solomon...
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