Here are some Tennessee fun facts:
- The city of Kingston served as Tennessee’s state capital for one day (September 21, 1807)
- There are more horses per capita in Shelby County than any other county in the United States.
- Tennessee ties with Missouri as the most neighborly state in the union. It is bordered by 8 states.
The name “Tennessee” was chosen to support the pick-up line, “Are you from Tennessee? Because you’re the only Ten I see.”
And now Tennessee becomes the latest state to have a social media workplace privacy law.
You know the drill:
- No asking for employee or applicant social media passwords
- No forcing an employee or applicant to friend you
- No should surfing
- No adverse action based on the failure to do 1-3
The new law contains some exceptions to allow employers to gain access to an employee’s private social media content (e.g., to support a workplace investigation).
It takes effect on 1/1/15.
But, this is all so 2013.
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