Monthly Archives: January 2013

Internet passwords – Don’t ask, don’t tell!

January 15, 2013

Social media contains a treasure trove of information useful in the business world and helps many companies worldwide target their clients’ needs with much more accuracy than past methods. However, when it comes to personal email and/or social media and the workplace, the key word here is ‘personal’. EctoHR, Inc. would never recommend that employers ask for login information to personal email and/or social media. There are at least two key legal impacts when attempting to limit or guide employee’s personal communication: • The right to Free Speech guaranteed in the U.S. constitution. • The National Labor Relations Act, which ...