Utah social media password law takes effect May 14

May 02, 2013 0 COMMENTS

by Darryl J. Lee

Utah’s Internet Employment Privacy Act (IEPA) goes into effect May 14, making Utah the latest state to prohibit employers from requiring employees or job applicants to disclose their passwords or user names for personal social media accounts. Similar legislation has been enacted in California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, and New Jersey.

The law provides that employers may not: read more…