One of our employees has posted negative commentary about his working conditions on social media. Can we discipline her/him for that?
It may be an unfair labor practice, in violation of the National Labor Relations Act, to discipline an employee for complaining about working conditions.
Employers should seek competent legal counsel in such instances, because the remedy they may be forced to afford the employee could include reinstating a terminated employee to the same position and paying the employee all lost compensation.
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