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A reminder from the NLRB to scrutinize your &!$) policies
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

We have written often at BT Currents, including here and here, about the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) intense focus on employer policies

Status updates: Facebook postsreliable evidence?; Quora post costs applicant a job; a new ephemeral messaging app
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

These days, courts are more and more frequently faced with disputes over whether, as part of the discovery process, a litigant should be entitled to

LinkedIn Reference Search not subject to Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Finding that LinkedIn's "Reference Search" function was not subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a Northern California federal district

NLRB social media rules continue to surprise as Board reinstates employee after calling boss "NASTY MOTHER F"
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Under the National Labor Relations Act ("Act"), employers usually may not discipline employees for engaging in certain collective or concerted

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

California court dismisses FCRA class action against LinkedIn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In recent years, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has become the focus of increasing litigation. By way of background, FCRA regulates consumer

optin optout update
  • 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

BGD magazine -Spring 2015
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2015

There is no doubt that electronic data breaches are a hot topic. The widely-reported recent breaches of customer data are prime examples and chilling

Virginia restricts an employer's ability to require access to employees' social media accounts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Virginia will join the growing list of states (including Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, New

Employers won’t “like” ruling allowing class action notifications via social media
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2015

A New York federal court recently approved a proposal that would allow potential class members to be notified of a collective action via Facebook