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This social media policy sure seems shaky, don’t you think?

Wednesday, December 24, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Amber Javaid
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It seems policy makers for the town of South Pittsburg, TN, may not have been paying attention. 

Overly-restrictive social media policies have been getting shredded recently, mostly by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

In addition, they’ve been sparking a number of First Amendment debates in courtrooms across America.

As a result, it’s a dangerous time for employers to be freewheeling and heavy-handed when creating social media policies.

But that didn’t stop South Pittsburg’s administrators from crafting an official resolution banning the town’s employees, volunteers and contractors from “publicly discus[ing] information about other employees and/or volunteers not approved for public communication” on social media.

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