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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Social media's impact on hiring, management and discipline: what every employer needs to know

  • Employment Practices Solutions Inc
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  • USA
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  • September 2 2013

Remember when only birds "tweeted" and writing on someone's wall or "tagging" was graffiti that could get you in trouble with the police and courts

Social media defamation victories assist companies in fighting reputational attacks

  • Governo Law Firm LLC
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  • USA
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  • January 9 2013

A company's reputation is often its most important asset. Damage to reputation can lead to lost customers, revenue, investors, and employees. Not

Court issues decision in Eagle v. Morgan: employee owns LinkedIn account but fails to recover any damages against former employer

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2013

The ownership of social media accounts in the employment context remains a very hot topic. We've previously blogged about the the case of Eagle v

Federal ALJ says social media policy cannot require employees to state that their opinions are not those of the company

  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 30 2014

In recent years, the National Labor Relations Board has attacked a range of employer social media policies that sought to restrict employees'

Who owns an employee's Twitter and other online accounts?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 8 2011

In this era of multiple online communication channels, and in an environment of increased employee mobility, employers need to focus on the legal and practical ways of securing their ownership of online company accounts that are registered or otherwise created by employees or contractors

Sixth Circuit finds no FMLA violation for termination based on Facebook photos disproving entitlement to FMLA leave

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 12 2012

In yet another case that demonstrates the opportunities and pitfalls of social media in the workplace, the Sixth Circuit recently held that an employer did not violate the Family and Medical Leave Act (the FMLA) when it terminated an employee who claimed she was incapacitated due to a medical condition, when Facebook photos showed that she was attending a festival while she was on medical leave

Who owns an employee’s LinkedIn account?

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
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  • May 3 2013

LinkedIn is a social media site catering exclusively to professionals with 200 million registered users in 200 countries. For many businesses

NLRB holds employer unlawfully discharged employees due to critical Facebook posts

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 28 2012

In a recent 3-1 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) ruled that a nonprofit employer violated the National Labor Relations Act

Avoiding defamation claims in connection with employee terminations

  • Vedder Price PC
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  • USA
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  • October 5 2012

Defamation claims are on the rise in the workplace