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Social media in the workplace the good and the bad

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Australia
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  • February 13 2014

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment

Employers take note: Michigan adopts social media privacy legislation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 8 2013

The Michigan Legislature recently passed the Internet Privacy Protection Act ("IPPA"), otherwise known as House Bill 5523. On December 28, 2012, Michigan

California legislature passes bill to extend social media privacy laws to public employers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2013

Big Brother can't ask for access to your "personal" social media accounts in the public hiring and employment setting except in certain narrow

Court issues decision in Eagle v. Morgan: employee owns LinkedIn account but fails to recover any damages against former employer

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2013

The ownership of social media accounts in the employment context remains a very hot topic. We've previously blogged about the the case of Eagle v

Former PhoneDog employee off the hook in closely watched trade secrets spat

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

We previously blogged about the case of PhoneDog v. Kravitz, a Northern District of California case that called into question the ownership of Twitter followers on an employee’s professional account following the employee’s departure from the company

Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012

New York bars non-compete agreements for broadcast industry

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2008

On August 6, 2008, New York Governor David A. Paterson signed Bill S02393, dubbed the “Broadcast Employees Freedom to Work Act”, into law

Entertainment work permit fee and fund AB 2032 Davis

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2010

Existing law requires the written consent of, and issuance of an entertainment work permit from, the Labor Commissioner for the employment of a minor in entertainment productions, as an advertising or photographic model, or as a participant or player in a sport

Sports agent non-compete and trade secrets dispute heats up in California

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

With the NBA basketball season almost upon us, a high profile legal battle between an aspiring NBA sports agent and his former agency continues to heat up in Los Angeles federal court

Federal court rules that Twitter invites and Facebook posts do not constitute impermissible employee solicitations

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

On January 22, 2013, United States Magistrate Judge Steven Shreder of the Eastern District of Oklahoma issued a report and recommendation, following