Legislation would prohibit employers from requesting social media passwords

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 03/07/2013

A Bexley lawmaker is pushing for members of the Ohio General Assembly to “like” Senate Bill 45.

The proposed legislation, which has been coined the Social Media Privacy Protection Act, would prohibit employers, employment agencies, personnel placement services and labor organizations from requiring applicants or existing employees to provide access to their private electronic accounts such as Facebook.

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