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Gawker interns and the use of social media to notify potential class members

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 16 2015

Social media has dramatically impacted many areas of law, and class and collective action litigation is no exception. Recently, a number of former

NLRB holds employee’s obscene Facebook post criticizing supervisor is protected

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

We have written previously about the expanding scope of social media activities that the National Labor Relations Act protects and the tight limits

Florida Law Update - Spring 2015

  • Vernis & Bowling
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2015

According to 2014 statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third (34.9 or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese

Court validates employee’s electronic acknowledgement of arbitration agreement

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2015

In Ricci v. Sears Holding Corporation, the District of New Jersey held that an employee’s electronic acknowledgement of an employment arbitration

Facebook on trial: part II of the social media series

  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

In recent years, social media issues have proliferated in federal and state employment law litigation, ranging from the discharge of an employee for

NLRB: employer unlawfully fired employee for calling supervisor a “NASTY M____ F____ER”

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2015

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, the NLRB issued an order upholding an ALJ decision that Pier Sixty LLC violated Sections 8(a)(1) and 8(a)(3) of the

Too much too soon: S.D.N.Y. Considers plan to distribute collective action notice through social media and says no

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2015

In Mark v. Gawker Media LLC (“Gawker”), S.D.N.Y. Case No. 13-cv-4347, the Court permitted Plaintiff’s counsel to submit a plan to distribute class

optin optout

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

Regardless of whether a class is opt-in or opt-out, providing class notice is a challenge. As technology evolves, so does the ability to reach class

Too many people using social media?

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

Well, maybe there aren't too many people using social media in general. But, perhaps, that is the lesson to be taken from a recent federal court

Gawker update: class notification via social media limited

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2015

In a previous post, we discussed plaintiffs' attempt in the class action lawsuit Mark v. Gawker Media LLC (S.D.N.Y.) to notify potential members of