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Opening Pandora’s inbox: potential impact of NLRB’s decision to grant employee access to company email systems

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has arguably swung Pandora's box wide open by declaring that employees who have access to a company email

More than just paid sick leave -- 2014 California legislative update: things you need to know for 2015

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

When the California Legislature chose to go its own way on immigration reform in 2013, it pulled employers in California into the middle of the

NLRB to revisit use of company e-mail accounts in union organizing and personal use

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2014

The National Labor Relations Board (the "Board" or "NLRB") under The President has broadly interpreted the protections afforded under Section 7 of

New Jersey’s new social media law blocks employers’ prying eyes

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 6 2013

An increasing number of Americans are using social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, both on and off the job. Some companies, in an effort

LinkedIn lockout: social media ownership wars wage on

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2013

In a highly anticipated case, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania District Court recently held that an individual who creates a LinkedIn account

Will the decision invalidating the NLRB recess appointments change the NLRB’s view towards employee use of social media

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2013

As was widely reported, on January 25, 2013, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down President Obama's recess appointments to the

California declines FINRA “friend request”: the impact of state social media privacy legislation on broker-dealers’ ability to comply with FINRA rules

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

On September 27, 2012, California Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1844, which limits employer access to employees’ social media accounts

Yes, employees may (sometimes) be fired for incriminating Facebook posts

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

You’ve probably read the recent articles warning employers of the dangers of basing employment actions on employees’ Facebook posts

More states introduce legislation prohibiting employer requests for social media passwords; Feds join in

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

Earlier this year, following a highly-publicized case in Maryland we discussed in this post in which the Maryland Department of Corrections refused to hire an applicant after reviewing his private Facebook page, which it accessed by requiring that the applicant provide the employer with access, Maryland passed a law currently the only law in the nation prohibiting employers from requesting that employees provide login or password information to their private, personal social media accounts

NRLB judge finds employees wrongfully terminated for Facebook postings

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2012

On April 27, 2012, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge issued another decision in the growing body of cases involving employee use of social media