Criticism On Facebook Is Protected, NLRB Tells DC Circ.

Law360, New York (May 11, 2015, 9:26 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Friday pushed the D.C. Circuit to uphold the board’s rebuke of a San Francisco clothing boutique for firing three employees who criticized their manager on Facebook, arguing that the postings were clearly a protected activity and not part of a conspiracy.

In its reply brief, the NLRB defended its April 2013 decision that the contested posts by the three Bettie Page Clothing employees expressing their concerns about having to work late in an unsafe neighborhood constituted protected concerted activity under...
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