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Social media legislation employers beware of the ongoing movement to protect employees and potential new hires
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2014

Over the past couple of months there has been a flurry of legislative activity at the state level concerning an employer's ability to access the


Facebook: the new water cooler not the new Vegas
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Antisocial media- union not liable for threatening Facebook posts
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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

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


Employee fired for Facebook rant doesn't like status
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

There's no doubt about it - Facebook is the 21st Century water cooler. Workers who used to gather in the break room to talk about the latest sports


Don't fear the future: using Instagram as a recruiting tool
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Talk versus email: avoiding legal problems
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

Electronic communications are a mixed blessing. Business is more efficient and new ways of commerce continue to open. However, ubiquitous electronic


Swipe right for unions? Companies should brace themselves for labor organizing version 2.0
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


A supervisor’s guide to social media, part two
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Three things employers need to know about Cyber Monday
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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