Privacy Bill Veto Gives NJ Employers Reprieve From Litigation
By Martin Bricketto (May 7, 2013, 9:24 PM EDT) -- Businesses may have dodged a bullet Monday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's conditional veto of legislation barring most employers from requiring current or potential employees to provide their login information for social media accounts, with the governor looking to chop language opponents have said would enable workers to launch frivolous lawsuits over benign conduct.
Employer attorneys and advocates contend that the governor's proposed revisions, which include the removal of a new private cause of action for alleged violations, would better balance privacy concerns with legitimate business interests.
The measure won overwhelming, bipartisan support in the Senate and Assembly, but Christie...
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