The Office of the General Counsel for the NLRB has recently updated its memo summarizing recent social media decisions.  The memo provides a reference for employers regarding the limitations on disciplining or terminating employees based on comments they make on FaceBook and other social media sites.

The first case summary in the memo is telling. 

The NLRB has now settled the “Facebook” complaint that has gained great attention.  See Article.  In NLRB v. American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc., the Board took the position that the employer violated the National Labor Relations Act when it terminated an employee for making nasty statements about her supervisor on Facebook.  The NLRB’s rationale