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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


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


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


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


California's new social media "password protection" law takes a more balanced approach by accounting for employers' legitimate business interests
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 10 2012

After a series of alleged incidents reported in the news media of employers (principally public employers) requesting or requiring access to employees' or applicants' personal social media accounts, legislators around the country rushed to introduce legislation in response to the public outcry


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


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


New Jersey court's decision provides roadmap for access to employees' restricted social media content
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • August 27 2013

With New Jersey poised to become the twelfth state to enact a social media password protection law and scant case law addressing the circumstances


Decision shines light on how not to investigate employees online
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • August 23 2013

We previously contended that applicants and employees might create "phantom" social media profiles to thwart employer inquiries into their online