California Becomes Third State to Regulate Employer Access to Social Media


Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Andrew Martin, reports that California is the third state behind Maryland and Illinois to regulate employers access to social media. The California law takes effect January 2013. Andrew suggests now is a good time for California companies to review their procedures and policies with respect to employees’ social media activities to ensure compliance with the laws in the new year.

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