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Talk versus email: avoiding legal problems
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Does a workplace have to be perfect?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 22 2015

I recently blogged about the debate on CEO and employee pay ratios. I urged employers to seize the high ground and decide what their attitude is as


Employee fired for Facebook rant doesn't like status
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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