Thomas Cox, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice, in the Atlanta office, wrote an article titled “Should Employers Coerce Social Media Passwords from Job Applicants and Current Employees?”
Following is an excerpt:
Requiring job applicants and current employees to fork over their social media passwords to a prospective or existing employer seems to be the rage. However, an employer should determine, in advance, whether adopting such a practice would be beneficial or serve as a gateway to employment litigation.
Reprinted with permission from the Atlanta Tribune.