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Don't Let Texas Employers Demand Access to Social Media Passwords

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Don't Let Texas Employers Demand Access to Social Media Passwords

To be delivered to The Texas State House and The Texas State Senate

Petition Statement

Workers or people seeking employment in Texas should never be forced to hand over private social media passwords in order to gain employment. Yet, across the state, that is exactly what's happening.

Social media passwords are private, just as personal email, personal mail and phone conversations are. They have no place in the employment process.

Please support SB 118 and HB 318, measures that make it illegal for employers to ask employees for this private information.
There are currently 9,400 signatures. NEW goal - We need 10,000 signatures!

Petition Background

Employees and job applicants across Texas have reported being asked by their employer for their social media passwords.

Texans looking for a job or who have one should not be required to sacrifice their personal privacy in order to get a job. This is a violation of a person's space and should have no place in employment.

Several states including Illinois and California have already passed legislation banning this practice, now it's our turn to do it in Texas.

Tell Texas lawmakers to support SB 118 and HB 318, measures that would make this practice illegal.

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