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Rhode Island enacts new legislation prohibiting employers' access to personal online content
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

Rhode Island recently became the fifth state in 2014 and the 17th state nationwide to enact legislation restricting access by employers to


Social media password protection and privacy the patchwork of state laws and how it affects employers
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 2 2013

Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others have become a part of daily life in the United States and abroad. The


Six recent NLRB cases provide further insight on structuring employers' social media policies
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

Employers, struggling to regulate employees' work-related social media postings, recently suffered a string of defeats in National Labor Relations


Oklahoma and Louisiana become the latest states to enact social media password protection laws
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

Weeks after Wisconsin and Tennessee1 enacted their own legislation aimed at restricting access by employers to applicants' and employees' personal


Nevada becomes state 11 to enact social media password protection legislation
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

Nevada has joined the growing list of states that have enacted "social media password protection" legislation that restricts employers' access to


Michigan's new "Internet Privacy Protection Act" sets limitations for employers and employees
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 4 2013

On December 28, 2012, Michigan joined California, Illinois, and Maryland in enacting a social media password protection law when Governor Rick Snyder


Illinois' new social media password protection law handicaps employers' legitimate business activities
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • August 7 2012

On August 1, 2012, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill modifying Illinois' Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act to limit employers' access to applicants' and employees' restricted social media accounts


What's in a "like"? Precedent-setting case poses new risk for employers
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • September 25 2013

The ubiquitous thumbs-up icon in Facebook has gained new prominence for private employers. In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals


Workplace privacy 2014: what’s new and what employers may expect
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

New laws that went into effect on January 1, 2014, are a harbinger of what employers may expect to see in the coming year regarding workplace


Social media password protection and privacy -- the patchwork of state laws and how it affects employers - May 2013
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others have become a part of daily life in the United States and abroad.The