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Facebook Exchange Advocating Employee Insubordination Was Not Protected Activity

The Richmond District Neighborhood Center (“Richmond”) is a non-profit corporation that operates the Beacon Teen Center at San Francisco’s George Washington High School, which provides after-school activities to students.  For the 2011–2012 school year, Ian Callaghan was one of the … Continue reading

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Employer Violated Rights of Employees By Firing Them For Engaging In Facebook Exchange About Employer

As set forth in a decision by the National Labor and Relations Board (NLRB) on August 14, 2014, two employees of a sports bar were fired for being involved in an off-duty, off-site Facebook exchange that included customers and regarded … Continue reading

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Employee Fired For Negative Facebook Posting About Supervisor, But Company Agreed That Its Social Media Policy Was Too Restrictive

On December 1, 2009, Connecticut ambulance company, American Medical Response (“AMR”), fired an employee after she made negative comments about her supervisor on Facebook to fellow employees, some of whom posted supportive responses.  The employee, Dawnmarie Souza, was fired for … Continue reading

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