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NLRB ruled Hispanics United of Buffalo must rehire fired employees

September 11, 2011

In a first-of-its-kind decision, a National Labor Relations Board judge has ruled a New York nonprofit must re-hire five employees  fired after complaining about their jobs on Facebook.”

The executive director of  Hispanics United of Buffalo (HUB)  on Virginia Street on October 2010 fired a group of employees that  now it has to rehire with back pay. Lourdes Iglesias the Executive Director of HUB alleged the organization attempted to protect an individual from harassment though she didn’t fire her secretary involved in the Facebook thread the document also alleged.

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