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NLRB doesn’t “like” Facebook insubordination threats
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

Although the NLRB has been very protective of employees' rights to comment on Facebook, sometimes employees can go too far. In this recent case, the

Terminating employee for calling boss a “nasty mother fker violated NLRA
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

In Pier Sixty, LLC and Hernan Perez and Evelyn Gonzalez, the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB" or the "Board") held that an employee's

Teach appropriate speech - or risk liability for employees derogatory on-line comments about customers
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2014

Recent District of Hawaii decision suggests social media policies are more important than ever, despite NLRB's dramatic limits on employers' ability

NLRB rules that “liking” a Facebook comment is protected activity
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2014

The National Labor Relation Board ("Board") issued its latest decision on social media issues on August 22, 2014. In Triple Play Sports Bar & Grille

NLRB rules that employee's use of the Facebook "Like" feature can be protected activity
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2014

On August 22, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled for the first time that an employee who participated in a Facebook discussion of

NLRB rules that employer violates NLRA by firing employee for Facebook “like” and prohibiting “inappropriate” online discussions
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2014

On August 22, a three-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concluded that the Triple Play Sports Bar and Grille had violated

Employee’s offensive Facebook posts about a customer is employer liable?
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

Employers may run into trouble with employees and the NLRB for interfering with protected activity if social media posts are restricted. On the other

Five issues in executive disputes to watch in 2015
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2015

In our last post, we counted down our most popular posts of 2014, from A-Rod to Walgreen. Now it's time to take a look at the issues in executive

A new weapon in combating employee trade secret theft?: the discoverability of personal emails in trade secret litigation
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

Trade secret theft is an ongoing concern for employers given the high rate of employee mobility in today's workforce. Employee turnover can be rapid

Why can’t we be friends? Gawker class action raises specter of notification via social media
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2015

Attorneys for FLSA class-action defendant Gawker are opposing plaintiffs' request to expand potential avenues of class notification via social media