Some state legislatures have responded rapidly to the issue of employers asking job applicants for their social media logins. As I noted yesterday, a bill is progressing through the Illinois legislature. One is also moving through the Maryland legislature. Robert Lang reports:
The House of Delegates is due to take a final vote Friday on a bill that would bar employers from requiring employees or job applicants give them passwords to email or any social media.
Baltimore City Delegate Mary Washington is the sponsor of the bill.
Washington tells WBAL News that the measure is designed to protect the privacy of workers or job applicants.
Read more on WBAL.