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Trendsetter or outlier? Oregon adds new twist to password protection laws
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Since early 2012, 21 states have enacted some form of "password protection" law. Although these laws vary substantially by state, their common thread


Connecticut restricts employer access to personal social media, e-mail and online retail accounts of employees and applicants
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

On May 19, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law a new statute restricting an employer's ability to gain access to social media


Virginia's password protection law continues the trend toward increasing legislative protection of personal online accounts
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

As many state legislatures open their 2015 sessions, Virginia has become the first this year and most likely not the last to continue the


NLRB's recent Triple Play decision tackles two critical social media issues for employers
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • September 2 2014

With the intersection between cutting-edge social media and the Depression-era National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or the Act) still relatively new


Rhode Island enacts new legislation prohibiting employers' access to personal online content
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

Rhode Island recently became the fifth state in 2014 and the 17th state nationwide to enact legislation restricting access by employers to


Six recent NLRB cases provide further insight on structuring employers' social media policies
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

Employers, struggling to regulate employees' work-related social media postings, recently suffered a string of defeats in National Labor Relations


Oklahoma and Louisiana become the latest states to enact social media password protection laws
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

Weeks after Wisconsin and Tennessee1 enacted their own legislation aimed at restricting access by employers to applicants' and employees' personal


Workplace privacy 2014: what’s new and what employers may expect
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

New laws that went into effect on January 1, 2014, are a harbinger of what employers may expect to see in the coming year regarding workplace


What's in a "like"? Precedent-setting case poses new risk for employers
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • September 25 2013

The ubiquitous thumbs-up icon in Facebook has gained new prominence for private employers. In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals


New Jersey becomes the twelfth state to enact social media password protection legislation; recent amendment to Illinois’ law benefits the financial services sector
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • September 4 2013

On August 29, 2013, New Jersey became the twelfth state to enact social media password protection legislation, continuing the nationwide trend