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Fantasy football real world concerns

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 1 2010

It will be no surprise if employees approach this year's office Super Bowl or NCAA Tournament pools with a little more trepidation

Off-duty discussion groups can be off-limits to employers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2010

There is an inherent tension between an employee's right to privacy and an employer's right to monitor an employee's conduct - especially where the employer believes that the conduct may harm its business or otherwise subject it to liability

No need for panic: 10 tips to prevent employee issues with social media

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

With a half-billon users, Facebook has expanded its reach from college dormitories to the workplace, and your company likely employs at least one (or more likely several) users of social media

Social networking in the retail world

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • 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

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

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • 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

Linkedin torpedoes employer's trade secrets claim

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2010

In a sobering reminder that online social media is changing the way many companies do business in unforeseen ways, a federal court recently shot down an employer's trade secret claim based largely upon the availability of information via the internet

Facebook firing: the labor board weighs in

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2010

The National Labor Relations Board's General Counsel has issued a complaint against a Connecticut ambulance service alleging that one of its union-represented emergency medical technicians was unlawfully fired after criticizing her supervisor on Facebook

NLRB poised to rule on Facebook case

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

Not as bad as we feared: NLRB issues guidance on social media

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 1 2011

Earlier this year there was deep concern in the employer community because the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint against an employer who disciplined an employee for highly derogatory comments she made about a supervisor on her Facebook page