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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


A supervisor’s guide to social media, part two
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 1 2012

In our last issue we began an analysis of the legal pitfalls managers can face when dealing with problems created by employees' use, and misuse, of social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter


Coming into focus
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

In the last ten months, the National Labor Relations Board has issued three separate reports on social media


Can I protect my trade secrets via social media policy?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

Everybody in the modern workforce is involved in social media in one way or another


No need for panic: 10 tips to prevent employee issues with social media
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 3 2010

With a half-billon users, Facebook has expanded its reach from college dormitories to the workplace, and your company likely employs at least one (or more likely several) users of social media


Not everyone steals a trade secret for money: some do it for fun
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 1 2011

Profit isn't always the motive underlying trade secret theft


Social networking in the retail world
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 2 2010

Employer interest in social networking and blogging first came to the headlines when a flight attendant was fired purportedly for posting information about her job on a blog


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


Peyton Manning ate here! Managing privacy concerns in a modern workplace
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

Privacy can be an elusive goal


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