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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

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

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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

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

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • 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
  • -
  • 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
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  • 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