NLRB Clarifies Restrictions on Social Media Use, Confidentiality, and Employee Conduct


All Employers subject to the NLRA


August 30, 2018


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On June 14, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released an Advice Memorandum in Coastal Industries, Inc. dba Coastal Shower Doors issued on August 30, 2018. The Board applied the 3-tiered Boeing standard to several employer policies. Specifically, Category 1 policies are lawful; Category 2 policies require individual scrutiny; and Category 3 policies are unlawful. The following is a summary of key portions of the NLRB’s review of confidentiality, conduct, and social media policies.

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