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NLRB Finds Workers Have a Right to Use Employers’ Email Systems For Non-business Purposes

On December 11, 2014, in overruling prior precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) held that workers have a right to use their employers’ email systems for non-business purposes.  Specifically, the NLRB stated: “we decide today that employee use of email for statutorily protected communications on nonworking time must presumptively be permitted by employers who…