Next time your boss is breaking a labor law, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that Whole Foods cannot prohibits its employees from recording conversations, taking photos or video at work. (the caveat –beyond the NLRB there may be state laws that apply where the consent of the two parties is required for a
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NLRB: Employers cannot block employees from recording or taking photos in the workplace
By Kathleen Porter on
Posted in Enforcement + Litigation
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in a 2-1 decision, ruled against blanket employer policies banning employees from taking photos or recordings in the workplace. Such policies would, in the view of the NLRB, having a chilling effect on employee’s ability to record or photograph workplace safety violations or actions that were discriminatory.
Court “Likes” NLRB’s determination that Facebook posts are protected under the NLRA
By Peter Dagostine on
Posted in Enforcement + Litigation, Social Media
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision that employees’ Facebook posts are protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Three D, LLC d/b/a Triple Play Sports Bar and Grille v. National Labor Relations Board.
The case involved two employees and a former employee engaged in a…