Feb 042012
 
 February 4, 2012  Laws, Online, Workplace

WJBC reports:

Businesses may soon be banned from requiring potential employees to divulge their social media passwords, for sites such as Facebook and Twitter, during the hiring process.

State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) said getting access to an applicant’s account not only gives employers access to personal social information but sometimes sensitive banking information as well. The bill’s opponents simply don’t understand, he said.

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