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Social media investigation: how much is too much? The impact on employees’ privacy rights and pointers to avoid litigation


Social media has inundated all aspects of business and society and is now the hotbed of labor and employment law litigation. On January 25, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB”) released an Operations Management Memo (OM 12-31”), its second since taking on its first social media case in November of 2011, which sets forth its position concerning how much is too much” when it comes to monitoring and restricting employees’ use of social media sites (SMS”).

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