Jun 012012
 
 June 1, 2012  Court, Workplace

Michael Beder writes:

A federal district court in New Jersey ruled this week that an employer might have invaded an employee’s common-law privacy rights by coercing a co-worker into giving the employer access to the employee’s Facebook profile.

The plaintiff, a nurse and paramedic employed by a non-profit hospital service corporation, alleges that her supervisor forced a co-worker who was one of the plaintiff’s Facebook friends to log into Facebook in front of the supervisor so the supervisor could see the plaintiff’s postings.

Read more on InsidePrivacy.

The case is Ehling v. Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corp.

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