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NLRB's recent Triple Play decision tackles two critical social media issues for employers

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2014

With the intersection between cutting-edge social media and the Depression-era National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or the Act) still relatively new

Rhode Island enacts new legislation prohibiting employers' access to personal online content

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

Rhode Island recently became the fifth state in 2014 and the 17th state nationwide to enact legislation restricting access by employers to

Six recent NLRB cases provide further insight on structuring employers' social media policies

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

Employers, struggling to regulate employees' work-related social media postings, recently suffered a string of defeats in National Labor Relations

Oklahoma and Louisiana become the latest states to enact social media password protection laws

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2014

Weeks after Wisconsin and Tennessee1 enacted their own legislation aimed at restricting access by employers to applicants' and employees' personal

Workplace privacy 2014: what’s new and what employers may expect

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2014

New laws that went into effect on January 1, 2014, are a harbinger of what employers may expect to see in the coming year regarding workplace

What's in a "like"? Precedent-setting case poses new risk for employers

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2013

The ubiquitous thumbs-up icon in Facebook has gained new prominence for private employers. In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals

New Jersey becomes the twelfth state to enact social media password protection legislation; recent amendment to Illinois’ law benefits the financial services sector

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2013

On August 29, 2013, New Jersey became the twelfth state to enact social media password protection legislation, continuing the nationwide trend

New Jersey court's decision provides roadmap for access to employees' restricted social media content

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2013

With New Jersey poised to become the twelfth state to enact a social media password protection law and scant case law addressing the circumstances

Decision shines light on how not to investigate employees online

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2013

We previously contended that applicants and employees might create "phantom" social media profiles to thwart employer inquiries into their online

Making sense of the complex patchwork created by nearly one dozen new social media password protection laws

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2013

The legislative torrent has been virtually unprecedented in the area of workplace privacy. In a single season, spring 2013, seven states enacted