Can you fire an employee for Facebook remarks?

Can you discipline or fire an employee who makes bad comments on Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media site?  Recently, the National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against American Medical Response of Connecticut, alleging that they fired an employee for the disparaging remarks she made on Facebook while on her own time.  The NLRB alleges …

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What employment posters are required for my business?

An employer is required to post numerous rules in a place where the employees can read them.  Federal and state laws require information on wages, harassment, whistle-blower, lie detectors, equal employment, pay dates, hourly rates, and other rights.  How can an employer stay up with all the changes?  You have two options: 1. You can …

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Do employees get time off to vote?

Do you have to give your employees time off for voting?  The answer is "yes" in most states, but there are specific conditions which change depending on your location.  Do you have to give employees PAID time off for voting?  Yes, in certain states. These questions are important for an employer to know, especially in some …

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