Cheryl Miller reports:
Legislation that would bar employers from demanding access to their workers’ social media accounts sailed out of an early committee Tuesday with support from both labor groups and business lobbies.
Assembly Bill 1844 would apply to both current and prospective employees. The bill’s author, Assemblywoman Nora Campos, D-San Jose, did drop language that would have relieved employers of any presumed duty to vet a prospective hire’s Facebook or Twitter accounts.
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