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A social media status update: a gray area of solicitation- part 2
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 5 2013

Employers frequently use restrictive covenant agreements to prevent their employees from competing for a certain period after employment. One common


Customer lists by another name social media and trade secrets - part 1
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

Employers are well aware of the various implications that the social media explosion has on the workplace. The various issues created by Facebook


Antisocial media- union not liable for threatening Facebook posts
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 1 2014

Imagine if you will, that a company-sponsored website allows employees to post comments. During the course of a union strike, an employee who chooses


Linkedin torpedoes employer's trade secrets claim
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 21 2010

In a sobering reminder that online social media is changing the way many companies do business in unforeseen ways, a federal court recently shot down an employer's trade secret claim based largely upon the availability of information via the internet


Not as bad as we feared: NLRB issues guidance on social media
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

Earlier this year there was deep concern in the employer community because the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint against an employer who disciplined an employee for highly derogatory comments she made about a supervisor on her Facebook page


Fighting back against cybersmears
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 3 2012

Good, honest, and loyal employees are the greatest asset of any company


Is blogging a concerted protected activity?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

As social media continues to pervade our lives, companies have begun creating labor and employment policies placing restrictions on employees’ use of social media


Louisiana bans access to employees' social media
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 22 2014

On May 22, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act into law. The Act, effective immediately, prohibits


Facebook: the new water cooler not the new Vegas
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 5 2013

As of June 2013, Facebook, the reigning social-media giant, had 1.15 billion monthly active users who spent an average of 8.3 hours a month on


Facebook foils FMLA faker
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

The legitimate and beneficial purposes of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are undeniable. The law provides employees who have a serious