Posts Tagged ‘social media’

Filling a Position? Social Media Posts Continue to Vex Employers

According to a recent Career Builder survey, employers are increasingly turning to social networking sites to find additional information on potential candidates – and they are not always pleased with what they find.  The survey, conducted by Harris Poll, found that 51 percent of employers who research job candidates on social media reported finding content […]

10 Jul 14 - Social Media - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects NLRB Appointments

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded that President Obama’s “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were invalid. The case is National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning. In order for the NLRB to issue valid decisions, it must have a legally authorized “quorum” – a minimum number of members that must […]

26 Jun 14 - Social Media, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

July Webinar Sparks the Ongoing Social Media Debate 

The pros and cons associated with social media in the workplace leave employers in a state of flux. How do companies reconcile the marketing and recruiting advantages with the lost productivity and other potential pitfalls of employees using social media while on the job? On July 17, 2014, CalChamber’s 90-minute webinar delves into managing an […]

25 Jun 14 - Privacy, Social Media - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Employer Will Remove Social Media Policy After NLRB Complaint

A nationwide company that provides leasing services to U.S. refineries recently agreed to remove its nationwide social media policy in response to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The United Steelworkers of America filed an unfair labor practice charge with the NLRB, alleging that the company’s social media policy interfered with […]

24 Apr 14 - Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »