NLRB Judge OKs Firings Over Profane Facebook Exchange

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 6:45 PM EST) -- A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Tuesday that a youth program provider's discharge of two employees over a profane Facebook conversation did not violate labor law, citing concerns about safety and funding worries in blessing the nonprofit's decision to let the workers go.

Administrative Law Judge Jay R. Pollack issued a decision concluding that Richmond District Neighborhood Center had not violated the National Labor Relations Act when it rescinded rehire offers to would-be teen activity leaders Ian Callaghan and Kenya Moore in August 2012. ...
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