Companies struggle to set social media rules for workers

09/26/2011 | CBS News

More employers are crafting social media policies in response to online comments posted by workers, but the policies they're coming up with may not fly legally, experts say. "Most of the social media policies that we've been presented are very, very overbroad. They say you can't disparage or criticize the company in any way on social media, and that is not true under the law," says Lafe Solomon of the National Labor Relations Board, which has more than 100 cases pending that involve social media.

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