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It’s Official: NLRB Confirms Protection for Employees Involved in Facebook Rants Against Coworkers

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By Nelson Cary and Ashley Manfull As readers of this blog know, in September 2011, Administrative Law Judge Arthur Amchan was the first NLRB judge to issue a ruling on a Facebook-related termination. In Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc., ALJ Case No. 3-CA-27872, ALJ Amchan ruled that five employees of a non-profit organization were unlawfully terminated… Continue Reading

ALJ Determines Employee’s Discussion on Facebook Regarding Co-Worker’s Job-Related Criticism is Protected, Concerted Activity

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By Nelson Cary and Ashley Manfull On September 2, 2011, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) issued the first decision on the question of employees’ Facebook posts. The decision, applying a liberal interpretation of protected, concerted activity under the NLRA to the online activities of employees, comes on the heels of the Office of the General… Continue Reading