By Eric B. Meyer
By now, all of us have read the articles, which claim that the law permits your employees to complain about work on social media — and keep their jobs.
Well, that’s not exactly true. The National Labor Relations Act, which applies to most private-sector workplaces — both union and non-union — protects employees who engage in protected concerted activity. Protected concerted activity is where employees discuss working conditions with one another.
But, an employee who gripes alone is not protected. Also, vulgar and obscene comments are not protected.
Until now. Read more…