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Judge orders Philadelphia media company to disclose identity of anonymous commenter

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 10 2014

For several years now, news outlets have grappled with how to civilize the comments sections on their online articles. Some have chosen the path of

NLRB files complaint against company for firing worker over Facebook post

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2010

The Hartford Regional office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced that it will pursue a complaint against American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc. for allegedly terminating an employee because she posted negative comments about her supervisor on her Facebook page

Discipline over social media use lands employer unfair labor practice complaint

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2010

Employee use of social media causes labor professionals problems with increasing frequency

Employer settles complaint arising from discipline for Facebook posting

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2011

Last November, the NLRB's regional office in Hartford, Connecticut, issued a complaint against an employer that had disciplined an employee for something she posted on her Facebook page

Another employer finds itself in trouble over Facebook posting

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2011

The NLRB, this time through its regional office in Buffalo, New York, has issued another complaint (pdf) against an employer in a case involving Facebook postings

ALJ finds no violation for termination over Facebook posting

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2011

On September 28, 2011, NLRB Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) issued a decision regarding the Section 7 rights of employees who criticize their employers via electronic media

A moment of clarity: third report on social media provides employers with a policy deemed entirely lawful

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2012

In an extremely significant report concerning social media cases, issued on May 30, 2012, the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel (AGC) has provided more guidance to employers with social media policies

NLRB continues its focus on employer handbooks

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2012

Employers beware

It's official: NLRB confirms protection for employees involved in Facebook rants against coworkers

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2012

As readers of this blog know, in September 2011, Administrative Law Judge Arthur Amchan was the first NLRB judge to issue a ruling on a Facebook-related

Teachers, professors and defamatory reviews online

  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2014

On May 22, The Janesville Gazette (Wisc.) ran a story about Sally Vogl-Bauer, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater professor, suing a former graduate