Sonya Rosenberg authored the article "The Social Media Tightrope: First NLRB Decisions Show Employers Face Tough Balancing Act for Policies and Procedures," published by Thomson Reuters News & Insight on October 26, 2012.
Social networking sites have become the modern-day water coolers. They provide employees with an unprecedented platform to interact and express their opinions about their coworkers, managers and jobs — and to do so more freely than ever before. Faced with the now undeniable reality of pervasive social networking by employees, many employers have implemented various policies and practices to attempt to mitigate any negative consequences of disgruntled employees using social media to post disparaging or harmful remarks about work.
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