Facebook Posts May Be Protected Speech

2011-09-09T11:36:34-05:00September 9th, 2011|Concerted Activity, Employee, Firing employee, Limit Liability, NLRA|

Well, it finally happened--a judge has ruled that an employee cannot be fired for Facebook posts. In this case, several employees posted comments about another employee, staffing levels and working conditions. The employee who was the target of the posts complained to management, and within a few days, all five employee posters were fired. The employees sued, asserting that they were engaged in protected activity under the National Labor Relations [...]