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Much More Than Friend Request: Employer Requests for Facebook Access Increase Liability, Employee Resentment

Chicago Tribune
April 8, 2012

"Much More Than  Friend Request," a Business Voices Oustide Opinion article authored by Franczek Radelet partner Jeff Nowak was published in the Chicago Tribune on Sunday, April 8.  The article addresses the increased trend among employers seeking access to employees' and job candidates' Facebook passwords in an effort to find out more about them and effectively screen them out for employment.   The editorial highlights this practice and provides warnings of the costly liability to employers when engaging in the practice.  To read the article click here.