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NLRB to Costco: Your Social Media Policy Needs a Do-Over

by Editors on October 2, 2012

Does your company’s social media policy need a fresh look? It might, based on a recent NLRB decision:

On September 7, the NLRB issued a Decision and Order (which you can access here) invalidating Costco Wholesale Corporation’s electronic posting rule, found in its employee handbook, that prohibited employees from making statements that “damage the Company, defame any individual or damage any person’s reputation.” With little analysis, the Board found Costco’s policy overly broad…

[Read: NLRB to Costco: Your Social Media Policy Needs a Do-Over at The National Law Review]

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