Apr 102012
 April 10, 2012  Posted by  Laws, Workplace

Kevin Rector reports:

Employers in Maryland would be prohibited from asking current and prospective employees for their user names and passwords to websites such as Facebook and Twitter under legislation that passed the General Assembly and now awaits signature from Gov. Martin O’Malley.

Read more in the Baltimore Sun.

Because it was a Maryland state agency case that really raised public consciousness about this issue, it seems only right that they’d be the first state to pass a law prohibiting it.

Well done, folks. Now let’s see if Montana also passes one, as this whole matter first really came to public attention over Bozeman’s hiring policies.

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