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NJ Senate to vote on social media, employer bill


The New Jersey Senate is set to vote on a bill that would prevent employers from seeking access to an employee's or job applicant's social media accounts.


Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Senator, Says Facebook Passwords Should Not Be Sought By Employers

Richard Blumenthal

A Democratic senator from Connecticut is writing a bill that would stop the practice of employers asking job applicants for their Facebook or other social media passwords, he told The Associated Press on Thursday. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said that such a practice is an "unreasonable invasion of privacy for people seeking work."


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