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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


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


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


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


Michigan's new "Internet Privacy Protection Act" sets limitations for employers and employees
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • 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 PC
  • 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


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


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


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