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Social media password protection and privacy the patchwork of state laws and how it affects employers
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


Making sense of the complex patchwork created by nearly one dozen new social media password protection laws
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • July 2 2013

The legislative torrent has been virtually unprecedented in the area of workplace privacy. In a single season, spring 2013, seven states enacted


Recently enacted New Jersey law shines spotlight on critical social media issue for healthcare employers
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • August 13 2012

When the photographs and videos flooding social media include images of patients or the victims of an accident or crime, it gives human resources professionals, compliance officers and in-house employment counsel at health care facilities heartburn and forces them to spring into action


Rhode Island enacts new legislation prohibiting employers' access to personal online content
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


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

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


Workplace privacy 2014: what’s new and what employers may expect
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


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

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


Nevada becomes state 11 to enact social media password protection legislation
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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


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


New Jersey poised to enact the most aggressive social media password protection law to date, adding to a patchwork of conflicting laws across the U.S.
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

New Jersey is expected to shortly join California, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, and Utah in prohibiting employers from seeking employee or applicant