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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


Social media legislation employers beware of the ongoing movement to protect employees and potential new hires
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


Three Things Employers Need To Know About Cyber Monday 2016
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

This Monday after Thanksgiving - also known as Cyber Monday - is expected to be the largest online shopping day in history. Last year, an estimated