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Linkedin: a violation of your employee’s non-compete?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2010

A sales manager has signed a contract with his employer agreeing that client lists are confidential and agreeing not to solicit clients for a period of six months after the end of his employment

A social media status update: a gray area of solicitation- part 2

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2013

Employers frequently use restrictive covenant agreements to prevent their employees from competing for a certain period after employment. One common

NLRB poised to rule on Facebook case

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2011

On October 27, the National Labor Relations Board's General Counsel (GC) made national headlines with the issuance of an unfair labor practice complaint against American Medical Response Of Connecticut (AMR) accusing the company of unlawfully discharging an employee for posting critical remarks about her supervisor on her personal Facebook page

Social networking in the retail world

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2010

Employer interest in social networking and blogging first came to the headlines when a flight attendant was fired purportedly for posting information about her job on a blog

Not everyone steals a trade secret for money: some do it for fun

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2011

Profit isn't always the motive underlying trade secret theft

A picture is worth 1,000 words and Facebook ups that ante

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2011

In the last edition of Dealership Update, we talked about the potential problems that a dealership faces when it reacts to an employee's Facebook postings

California joins Maryland and Illinois in restricting employers' access to employees' social media

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 1 2012

On September 27, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1844, which prohibits employers from requiring or requesting an employee or applicant for employment to: (1) disclose a username or password for personal social media, (2) access their accounts in the presence of employers, or (3) divulge any personal social media

Employee fired for Facebook rant doesn't like status

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

There's no doubt about it - Facebook is the 21st Century water cooler. Workers who used to gather in the break room to talk about the latest sports

Is blogging a concerted protected activity?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

As social media continues to pervade our lives, companies have begun creating labor and employment policies placing restrictions on employees’ use of social media

Can I protect my trade secrets via social media policy?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2012

Everybody in the modern workforce is involved in social media in one way or another