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NLRB Reinstates Employees Fired for Facebook Postings

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled in favor of five non-union workers who were fired for discussing problems with a co-worker on Facebook—essentially giving social media a big “like” where airing employee complaints is concerned. Last year, an employee of Hispanics United of Buffalo, a non-profit agency, complained on Facebook about a co-worker’s […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 15th, 2011 at 5:49 am

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NLRB Files Complaint for Employee Fired for Facebook Posting

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is taking up the case of a car dealership employee who was fired after criticizing his employer on Facebook. The complaint states that a salesman at Knauz BMW in Lake Bluff, Illinois posted photos and comments on Facebook criticizing his management’s choice of hot dogs and bottled water for […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 26th, 2011 at 7:23 am

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Can You Get Fired for Making Disparaging Facebook Comments About Your Supervisor?

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According to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), no. The NLRB has filed a complaint against a Connecticut ambulance company for firing an employee who made critical remarks about her supervisor on Facebook. Although employees are allowed to vent about working conditions and their employers in general, the specific issue of criticisms made over social […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

November 9th, 2010 at 9:36 am

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