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NJ “Facebook” Bill Prohibiting Access to Employees’ Social Media Accounts is on the Governor’s Desk

Posted in Employee Hiring

The New Jersey Legislature has passed a bill (A2878/S1915) banning employers from asking applicants and employees for social media passwords or even if the person has a social media account.  It has not yet been signed by the Governor, so employers do not need to do anything yet.   We previously blogged about the bill on May 11,… Continue Reading

Employers Beware: New Jersey Advances Bill that Would Prohibit Employers from Even Asking if an Employee Had a Social Media Account

Posted in Employee Hiring

Employers in New Jersey should ignore the proposed legislation banning employers’ inquiries about employees’ Facebook and other social media at their own peril.    The bill, which NJ.Com reported passed an Assembly panel yesterday, bans employers from even asking if an employee possesses a social media account, in addition to the barring of requesting disclosure… Continue Reading