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Employees should not have recording rights under NLRA
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

The National Labor Relations Board has held that employees have a broad right under federal labor law to discuss their "wages, hours and working


Don't fear the future: using Instagram as a recruiting tool
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 1 2014

By now, most employers recognize that they shouldn't peek at the social-media profiles of applicants for all sorts of reasons. It's sort of like


"My employee said what on Facebook!?!" how to discipline workers for social media posts that cross the line
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 1 2015

There is little more frustrating than your employees spouting off on social media and disparaging the workplace. Unfortunately, the National Labor


Three things employers need to know about Cyber Monday
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 30 2015

Last year, an estimated 52 of Americans participated in Cyber Monday and spent over $2.6 billion, easily the busiest online shopping day of the year


Swipe right for unions? Companies should brace themselves for labor organizing version 2.0
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

Unless you've been hibernating, hiding under a rock, or vacationing in a location without Wi-Fi reception, you may have noticed that the last several


Ownership of Social Media Accounts
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

It is becoming increasingly common for issues to arise relating to employer vs. employee ownership of a social media account and the names, addresses


Surviving The Holiday Party Season: An Employer’s Quick Reference Guide
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

As 2016 winds down, we are entering into the prime season for holiday gatherings. Based on a recent study by the Society for Human Resource


Three Things Employers Need To Know About Cyber Monday 2016
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

This Monday after Thanksgiving - also known as Cyber Monday - is expected to be the largest online shopping day in history. Last year, an estimated


California joins Maryland and Illinois in restricting employers' access to employees' social media
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 1 2012

On September 27, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1844, which prohibits employers from requiring or requesting an employee or applicant for employment to: (1) disclose a username or password for personal social media, (2) access their accounts in the presence of employers, or (3) divulge any personal social media


Sharing passwords with myboss
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Maryland has become the first state in the country to ban companies from asking employees and applicants for their social media passwords