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LinkedIn, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the real-world implications of online activity
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

With the ever-increasing amount of information available on social media, employers should remember to exercise caution when utilizing social media


Virginia employers: don’t force Facebook friendships
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 12 2015

Virginia has now joined the chorus of jurisdictions that ban social media snooping by employers. As we previously reported here and here, in a


What to do if you are (or don’t want to be) hacked
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

In light of the many high profile cyber-attacks on businesses this past year, employers should assess their vulnerability relative to data breaches


NLRB holds that employees have the right to use company email systems for union organizing union and non-union employers are all affected
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

In its Purple Communications, Inc., decision, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") has ruled that "employee use of email for


Igniting a firestorm at Tinder with flammable allegations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 8 2014

Whitney Wolfe, former marketing vice president and co-founder of the company responsible for the popular mobile dating app, Tinder, recently filed


Social media privacy update: what employers need to know about new state legislation
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

As we previously reported, social media privacy has become the latest issue to be regulated by state legislation. Last week, Wisconsin jumped on the


Take 5: views you can use: five hot topics in hospitality law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

Spring is finally here, and the cherry blossoms are blooming in Washington, DC. Tourists are out in full force, and the hospitality industry is


Why should employers have to pay overtime to employees who only worked overtime because they played fantasty football or shopped online during regular hours?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

At virtually every point in time, we have thought of ourselves as being technologically advanced. Older readers of this blog will recall the first


Are you sure you want your employees accessing work-related emails after hours?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

The workplace used to be a lot easier to manage. That's because the workplace used to be, well, the workplace. Employees went to work, they worked


Take 5: views you can use: five new challenges facing retail employers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 20 2014

Retailers face new challenges every day as a result of legislation, litigation, and technology. This Take 5 addresses some of these challenges