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Though the subject has been out there for more than a year, a recent AP article on employers asking job applicants and employees for their Facebook See more +
Though the subject has been out there for more than a year, a recent AP article on employers asking job applicants and employees for their Facebook passwords has spurred intense reaction, including a new law from the Maryland legislature. In April, Marlyand lawmakers passed a law forbidding employers from asking their employees for passwords to social media sites like Facebook. But what remains to be seen is whether or not this law really has any teeth.
To explain how this law came about, the enforcement behind it and whether or not it’s a sign of things to come, we bring in Philip Gordon, Chair of the Privacy and Data Protection Group at Littler. He is an author on their Workplace Privacy Counsel blog.
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