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Federal Court Upholds Discharge of Employee on Medical Leave Who Shared Vacation Photos on Facebook
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

Everyone has "friends" who overshare their daily activities on Facebook. Rodney Jones' oversharing cost him his job. Jones worked as an activity


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  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

Back in March we wrote about the group of former unpaid interns from Gawker Media’s Manhattan office suing to recover back pay under the federal Fair


Employer Not Responsible for Employee Defaming Customer on Facebook
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 7 2016

In Howard v. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., a Hawaiian Federal Court found that Hertz Rent-a-Car could not be held responsible for its


Harmless rap or dangerous threat? The question that has Chief Justice Roberts quoting Eminem
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

If I look you in the eye and tell you with a flick of my wrist I will slit your throat, you will likely call the police and have me arrested. If I


Too much too soon: S.D.N.Y. Considers plan to distribute collective action notice through social media and says no
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

In Mark v. Gawker Media LLC (“Gawker”), S.D.N.Y. Case No. 13-cv-4347, the Court permitted Plaintiff’s counsel to submit a plan to distribute class


Concerted Activity in 140 Characters or Less
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

Employees have increasingly voiced concerns on social media regarding their employment, often including specific statements about their employers. As


The Power of Autowrong in Life and Employment Litigation
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • November 16 2016

Are you tired of people refusing to take accountability for their actions? Tired of excuse after excuse for potentially offensive words? Sick of folks


The State AG report weekly update September 24, 2015
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • September 24 2015

California AG Kamala Harris and the California Public Utilities Commission reached a settlement with Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC


Tinley Park Hotel and Convention Center: the NLRB gets out its selfie stick
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

Over the past few years, many employers have found outthe hard waythat the National Labor Relations Board is serious in policing employee handbooks


Employers Must Avoid ‘Retaliation’ If Suing Employees for Defamation
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2016

Employers are vulnerable to being the targets of negative online and social media postings, and sometimes these statements can give rise to defamation