#Sidney's Picks: NLRB Rules that Facebook "Likes" Are Protected
The Best of the Week’s News
- The National Labor Relations Board rules that Facebook “likes” and comments constitute protected activity.
- It’s more than an Ebola outbreak, it’s a chance for Dr. Philip Smith, father of the biocontainment unit at the University of Nebraska, to say, “I told you so.”
- Irony alert: A report to Congress on authorized disclosures of classified information to the media is classified.
- A Pakistani champion of girls’ education, and an Indian opponent of child labor share the Nobel Peace Prize. Kailash Satyarthi, the crusader against child labor, is a member of the board of the International Labor Rights Forum, a global workers’ rights advocacy group that partnered with the Hillman Foundation to sponsor a panel discussion on sweat shop labor.
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