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Employee GPS Tracking - Is it Legal?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Over the past several years, technology has dramatically increased employee accountability in the workplace. For example, in an office environment


Monitoring Employee Communications: A Brave New World
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Over the last decade, communication via email and text has become a vital part of how many of us communicate in the workplace. In fact, most


An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and


Spokeo v. Robins: The U.S. Supreme Court Finds Concrete Injury Is Required Under Article III But Remands Back To The Ninth Circuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

In deciding Spokeo v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that plaintiffs seeking to establish that they have standing to sue must show “an


Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012


Waiting on Nosal...combating data theft under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in the Ninth Circuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

A recent California federal court decision has permitted an employer to pursue a former employee for alleged violations of the employer's computer usage policies under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), while an en banc Ninth Circuit panel considers the validity of such claims


District court rejects employer's attempt to use the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act against former employees
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2009

In Lasco Foods, Inc. v. Hall and Shaw Sales, Marketing & Consulting, LLC, 600 F. Supp. 2d 1045 (E.D. Mo. 2009), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri dismissed an employer’s claim that two former employees violated the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act (“CFAA”), 18 U.S.C. 1030, et seq., by deleting information from and refusing to return their company laptops after resigning


Computer Fraud and Abuse Act circuit split remains unresolved: United States Supreme Court challenge dismissed
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

The parties in the WEC Carolina Energy Solutions LLC v. Miller matter recently agreed to dismiss the petition for writ of certiorari filed with the United


Michigan federal court rejects as dicta Sixth Circuit’s broad Computer Fraud and Abuse Act interpretation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2015

While employee Lehman was employed by Experian and allegedly subject to various employment covenants, he incorporated Thorium, a competitor. After


NLRB Regional Director finds that employer failed to substantially comply with new requirement to provide “available” personal phone numbers and email addresses for voters and directs second election
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2015

After the NLRB's expedited election rules went into effect last April, the extent to which an employer faced with a union representation petition