Employee Terminated for Social Media Post

Facebook Profile On Apple Iphone 5SA recent incident in Georgia has reminded employers that while the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) does provide a level of protection against employee termination over social media activity, this protection only exists if it falls under the classification of “protected concerted activity”. This is defined as “when two or more employees take action for their mutual aid or protection regarding terms and conditions of employment.”

Protection under the NLRA does not protect employees from termination for inappropriate content posted to social media channels.

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