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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


Employees should not have recording rights under NLRA
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

The National Labor Relations Board has held that employees have a broad right under federal labor law to discuss their "wages, hours and working


Linkedin: a violation of your employee’s non-compete?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2010

A sales manager has signed a contract with his employer agreeing that client lists are confidential and agreeing not to solicit clients for a period of six months after the end of his employment


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


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


Facebook foils FMLA faker
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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


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


Louisiana bans access to employees' social media
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Illinois now restricts employers' access to employees' social networking sites
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2012

On March 22, 2012, Illinois legislature passed an amendment to the Illinois Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act