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NLRB Orders Reinstatement of Employees Fired Over Facebook Posts

Posted in Employment, NLRB, Social Media

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has ordered New York non-profit Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc. (“HUB”) to reinstate 5 employees it fired for posting comments on Facebook about working conditions. In 2010, HUB employee Lydia Cruz-Moore made several critical comments about the job performance of other HUB employees to co-work Mariana Cole-Rivera.  After hearing Cruz-Moore’s… Continue Reading

Connecticut AG Takes on Facebook – Update

Posted in Attorney General Action, Privacy

One day after questioning Citigroup over its recent data breach, the Connecticut Attorney General took on another corporate giant — Facebook.  On June 14, 2011, the Connecticut AG sent a letter to Facebook demanding a meeting to discuss Facebook’s widely criticized facial recognition software. As has been widely reported, Facebook announced its plan to implement… Continue Reading