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Get to our question of the hour thanks for all your responses to what would you would you share your FaceBook password with the potential employer that's.
Essentially it was our one burning question some employers and asking that apparently reportedly to -- job applicants is a way to find out more about the background.
Is this -- all.
Is it legal.
Here with answers Fox News senior judicial analyst judge Andrew -- a politics and a hello guys -- it seems like a violation of privacy but when is it a violation of our on.
Of the fourth man -- is if the employer or potential employers the government.
The board of education.
A police department -- state local or federal government they absolutely cannot asking cannot demand that question because the Fourth Amendment.
-- prevents the government from -- asking for things like that.
Can the government get your FaceBook.
-- or or password yes but that have to get a search warrant for Merck criminal investigation.
Not for a background investigation so that's an easy answer that they eat more murky area is one that affects far more people.
And that is when you're applying for a job with an entity that's not the government and they want.
And personal information about you.
Here's the kicker you do not have to give it.
What you might not get the job -- don't get and they don't have to hire you they don't have to hire you because the decision to hire is frequently a subjective decision.
As long as they decision -- higher is not need.
Based on something like race or gender or age what -- call protected aspects so what you could you could sue for if you didn't you couldn't say -- -- hire me because well there there are lawsuits.
Where and employees have sued the employer.
Because they were fired -- because they didn't get a promotion and they were able to demonstrate to injury this really happened.
Because I wouldn't give up my right to privacy the employee usually wins those a tough cases to prove -- the employee when.
So -- if there is some instances where in Illinois and Maryland justice two examples where they're trying to make sure the public agencies cannot ask for this information.
But that begs the question like these public agencies nationwide should not be asking correct for access to your FaceBook pay you -- -- obligations of human life out of I've got an absolutely -- the government's correct correct and let someone -- private employer may try to talk to you Intuit.
You have the right to say -- -- -- McConnell points out don't expect the job if you get to maybe give too many nose to the interview but my question was our call it did it's it's a clear violation of the Fourth Amendment and why these public agencies like that police departments and -- not actually doing this -- don't they know better.
Well my dear taken the government frequently breaks the law if -- sworn to uphold.
We all know that -- -- my dear dated Democrat better part of a I don't actually great to see about what a pleasure to be here -- great -- guys ready thank you and that's about -- pressure really interesting story a lot of his.
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