Last fall ProPublica revealed that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has cited employers for discriminatory targeting of job ads on Facebook. The ads in question excluded women and older workers through use of the micro-targeting tools provided by Facebook’s advertising platform. Early in 2019, a similar practice came under fire by the Department of
Legal Warning to Employers: Don’t be too Quick to “Friend” Your Employees on Facebook!
By Dan Ballintine on
Posted in Best Practices, General Matters, Harassment
In the face of the ever-evolving world of social media, employers face a myriad of challenging issues relating to their employees’ use of their own, personal sites, such as Facebook and blogs. These issues include how to handle employees who post information about the employer, how to deal with employees who use sites to harass…