NLRB Facebook Cases No Ploy To Boost Reach, Director Says

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 5:41 PM EDT) -- A series of recent National Labor Relations Board rulings applying federal labor law to worker conduct on Facebook is a product of social media's popularity, not the NLRB trying to increase its influence in nonunion workplaces, a regional director told Law360 Wednesday.

James Paulsen, director of the NLRB's Region 29, which covers Brooklyn and other parts of New York, joined NLRB Region 2 director Karen Fernbach and two other attorneys at a panel discussion on the impact of the D.C. Circuit's blockbuster Noel Canning decision and...
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