With more than 800 million active users of Facebook, half of whom log on daily, and a plethora of other social network platforms vying for attention, social media has become a significant force both in and out of the workplace.
Until recently, there has been little guidance for employers navigating these stormy waters, leaving them guessing, and often making costly mistakes. But as the NLRB deals with the increasing number of cases, the waters are becoming clearer, and it’s now possible to expound on some of the lessons that have been learned.
- How to create a social media policy
- How to educate employees about acceptable social media use
- What ‘protected concerted activity’ is and why you can’t fire an employee for engaging in it
- Guidance from recent NLRB decisions