Feds Raise Questions About Employee Social Media Rights

According to guest blogger Brian D. Wasson, bosses may have to start developing thicker skins when it comes to their employees criticizing them online. That is, if the National Labor Relations Board has its way.

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Brian D. Wassom is a litigation attorney in Southeast Michigan whose practice focuses on copyright, trademark, publicity rights, media law, and related subject matter. Brian blogs about the law of social and emerging media on Wassom.com and invites you to join his Twitter conversation on @bdwassom.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) caused a stir in October 2010 by filing its first enforcement action related to social media.

Specifically, the Board alleged that American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc.



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