What Would The NLRB Think of Apple’s Social Media Policy?


This morning, I had the opportunity to talk with members of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce about social media and the law. My thanks to that organization for the invitation.

We talked for a while about the National Labor Relations Board’s stance on broad social media policies — something which I’ve discussed many times on this blog as well. The topic had particular significance in light of the release last night of the social media policy of Apple. As I talked about today, it was a pretty well written policy (and really, would you expect anything less from Apple?). It covered a lot of the best practices I recommend to employers.

But it seemed open itself up to some questions on its labor law compliance. Here was the line that caught my eye...

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