NLRB Loses Bid To Make Facebook 'Likes' Order Precedential

By Steven Trader (October 28, 2015, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A week after finding that two Connecticut sports bar workers fired for criticizing their employer on Facebook were protected under federal labor laws, the Second Circuit said Wednesday it will not publish the decision, despite pleas from the National Labor Relations Board to make it precedential.

The NLRB, which initially found Three D LLC in violation of the National Labor Relations Act when it fired two Triple Play Sports Bar and Grille workers for commenting on and "liking" a post critical of the company, had urged the appellate court to publish its Oct. 21 decision that affirmed the NLRB's finding, arguing...

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