Officials of the National Labor Relations Board recently weighed in on the legal risks employers bear under the National Labor Relations Act when monitoring employee/applicant use of social media.

During a panel discussion in Pennsylvania [as reported in Law360 (November 12, 2014)], Board Member Harry Johnson and NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin confirmed what may

National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin’s 18-page General Counsel Memorandum (GC 14-02), “Report on the Midwinter Meeting of the ABA Practice and Procedure Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section,” issued March 26, 2014, covers a wide-range of topics, including unfair labor practice statistics and Agency plans for guidance memoranda regarding employer

The nomination of former National Labor Relations Board Member Richard Griffin to be General Counsel of the NLRB has been approved by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  The vote was 13-9.  If approved by the full Senate, Griffin, a former union lawyer, will replace Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon. A full-Senate