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Is blogging a concerted protected activity?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Off-duty discussion groups can be off-limits to employers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

There is an inherent tension between an employee's right to privacy and an employer's right to monitor an employee's conduct - especially where the employer believes that the conduct may harm its business or otherwise subject it to liability


Fantasy football real world concerns
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

It will be no surprise if employees approach this year's office Super Bowl or NCAA Tournament pools with a little more trepidation


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

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


Sharing passwords with myboss
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Facebook firing: the labor board weighs in
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

The National Labor Relations Board's General Counsel has issued a complaint against a Connecticut ambulance service alleging that one of its union-represented emergency medical technicians was unlawfully fired after criticizing her supervisor on Facebook


A picture is worth 1,000 words and Facebook ups that ante
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2011

In the last edition of Dealership Update, we talked about the potential problems that a dealership faces when it reacts to an employee's Facebook postings


Not as bad as we feared: NLRB issues guidance on social media
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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

Privacy can be an elusive goal


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

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