New Jersey Becomes the Thirteenth State to Pass Employee Social Networking Privacy Legislation

By | Trading Secrets | August 30, 2013
New Jersey Becomes the Thirteenth State to Pass Employee Social Networking Privacy Legislation

On August 29, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law Assembly bill no. 2878 (fourth reprint), which prohibits employers from asking or insisting that their employees provide access to their personal social networking accounts. New Jersey is the thirteenth state to enact some form of employee social media networking legislation.