Bill calls for banning employer Facebook access - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Bill calls for banning employer Facebook access

Posted: Updated:
(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson) (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

The New York City Council is holding a hearing Wednesday on a bill that would ban employers' access to social media of a potential or current employee.

Under the bill, an employer cannot fire an employee who refuses to accept a friend request or hand over logins and passwords.

The same would hold true for prospective employees who would not be penalized for failing to provide the information.

In New Jersey, Gov Chris Christie signed a similar measure into law.

Powered by WorldNow

1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices