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Nebraska Adopts Workplace Privacy Act

Posted in Business and General Counsel, Employment, Labor and Benefits, Mark Fahleson

During its recent session, the Nebraska Unicameral adopted the Workplace Privacy Act (LB 821). The legislation, introduced by Sen. Tyson Larson and adopted by the Legislature on a 46-0 vote, was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts on April 19, 2016, and goes into effect on or about July 19, 2016.

The stated purpose of the Workplace Privacy Act (“Act”) is to “restrict employers from requesting or requiring that employees or applicants provide an employer with account information so that the employer can access their private social networking site profile or account.”

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