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There is such a thing as over-sharing: former employee forfeits portion of settlement payment after daughter discloses settlement on Facebook
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

It seems like every day there is a new case highlighting novel and evolving issues employers confront when people disclose information via social


NLRB upholds Facebook firing, but strikes down "courtesy," social media, and other workplace policies
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2012

In September, the National Labor Relations Board issued its first Board-level decision on a Facebook-related termination


New Jersey Federal Court finds that the Stored Communications Act protects employee’s non-public Facebook wall posts but also provides guidance on whether an employer can take action based on the unsolicited receipt of an offensive post
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

Facebook continues to be the new "water-cooler" as co-workers regularly "friend" each other and allow access to their "wall" posts. New Jersey's


Social media's impact on hiring, management and discipline: what every employer needs to know
  • Employment Practices Solutions Inc
  • USA
  • September 2 2013

Remember when only birds "tweeted" and writing on someone's wall or "tagging" was graffiti that could get you in trouble with the police and courts


Who owns your Twitter account?
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

We’ve talked before about who owns social media profiles, content, etc., but we had not seen much guidance yet from the courts


NLRB: discharging non-union employee’s for Facebook posts violated NLRA
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • December 21 2012

In September 2011, we alerted you to the decision in Hispanics United of Buffalo, a decision by a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law


Locked out of LinkedIn: a federal court opens the door to employer liability
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania determined this week in Eagle v. Morgan, et al., that a terminated employee who was


Don't forget social media during discovery
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

Social media continues to be important in litigation, especially in cases where the plaintiff alleges damages for emotional distress or mental injury


Tenth Circuit says Facebook posting not effective sexual harassment complaint
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

Title VII prohibits retaliation against an employee who complains to their employer about workplace sexual harassment. A recent decision from the


Does the NLRB find all Facebook firings unlawful? No!
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

We talked in our last post about some recent Facebook firings contained in the National Labor Relations Board report on social media