All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Richard Blumenthal’

Hope Solo: Head Of US Soccer Defends Decision To Reinstate Her After Domestic Violence Issue

Hope Solo is still in the game after last year’s domestic dispute debacle. To some, like Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Hope Solo’s continuation as a starter for the U.S. women’s national team at the World Cup in Canada is unacceptable. Blumenthal, along with many others, became aware of the details surrounding Hope Solo’s arrest after an ESPN report. In …

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Employers Asking For Facebook Passwords Should Be Illegal, Says One Senator

Should it be illegal for employers to ask prospective employees for their Facebook passwords? One U.S. Senator thinks so. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) says he’s drafting a bill to ban the practice, and that it should be ready “in the near future.” You might have heard about a rising trend within companies’ HR departments. It’s becoming common practice for some …

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Employer Facebook Password Requests To Get DOJ Investigation?

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who announced last week that he was drafting legislation to prohibit employers from demanding Facebook login information of prospective employees, has now teamed up with Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to asked the Department of Justice to look into the possible illegality of the practice. According to a release from Blumenthal’s office, the two Senators are requesting that the …

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