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Facebook postings showing misuse of FMLA leave can form sufficient legal basis of termination

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2013

Based on the number of social media decisions from the National Labor Relations Board over the past two years, most employers understand that when

Termination for Facebook posting does not violate state invasion of privacy law

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2012

Recent court decisions related to employees’ online postings have centered on whether disciplinary decisions regarding those postings may violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA

The NLRB is making clear its position regarding social media communications

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2011

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued another complaint (and accompanying press release) alleging unlawful termination of an employee for posting photos and comments on Facebook

NLRB complaint based upon Facebook posts as “concerted activity” is settled prior to hearing

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2011

In November 2010, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced its plans to prosecute a complaint issued by a Connecticut regional office regarding the termination of a union memberemployee who posted negative remarks about her supervisor on her personal Facebook page

Company violated federal law by accessing employee’s invitation-only MySpace chat group without authorization

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2009

In an unpublished opinion, a federal district court in New Jersey has upheld a jury verdict in which a company was found liable for violating the federal Stored Communications Act (SCA