Our blog took a brief pause as the summer ramped up. But fear not, loyal readers! This week, you can learn some great information on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and social media courtesy of yours truly in the latest issue of BizTimes Milwaukee.
Those who follow legal developments with social media are likely already aware of the National Labor Relations Board’s efforts to apply the National Labor Relations Act to issues addressing social media in the workplace. Those efforts were a success in drawing attention to both the NLRB and the Act.
At a public meeting earlier this year, the EEOC indicated it has noticed the attention the NLRB received when focusing on social media and it is prepared to follow in its footsteps. Although nothing is certain, it is inevitable that employers and individuals will see new publications and enforcement actions targeting this topic. For more details, be sure to read my article.