Employment Partner Discusses Legislation Involving Employees Use of Social Media

The Recorder (California)

This article, about proposed legislation that would bar companies from asking their workers or job applicants to disclose their social media passwords and user names, quotes Sacramento employment law partner Julie Totten.

Julie Totten, a partner with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, noted that California has broad constitutional privacy protections that might already bar employers from asking for online passwords. "That sets us apart from other states," she said.