Employers should think twice before trying to restrict workers from talking about their jobs on Facebook or other social media.
That's the message the government sent yesterday as it settled a closely watched lawsuit against a Connecticut ambulance company that fired an employee after she went on Facebook to criticize her boss.
The National Labor Relations Board sued the company last year, arguing the worker's negative comments were protected speech under federal labor laws. The company claimed it fired the emergency medical technician because of complaints about her work. More...