Facebook Criticisms Of Supervisor Protected, NLRB Finds

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 2:46 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Friday said that Facebook posts by employees criticizing the manager of a San Francisco clothing boutique's handling of employee concerns were a “classic concerted protected activity,” ruling the store had unlawfully fired the workers who penned the posts.

The NLRB agreed with an administrative law judge's ruling that the Facebook posts were part of the employees' efforts to get Bettie Page Clothing to close earlier in the evening based on concerns about working late in an unsafe neighborhood, and that...
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