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Social media in the workplace the good and the bad
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • February 13 2014

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment


Employers take note: Michigan adopts social media privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

The Michigan Legislature recently passed the Internet Privacy Protection Act ("IPPA"), otherwise known as House Bill 5523. On December 28, 2012, Michigan


Court issues decision in Eagle v. Morgan: employee owns LinkedIn account but fails to recover any damages against former employer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

The ownership of social media accounts in the employment context remains a very hot topic. We've previously blogged about the the case of Eagle v


Parties in high profile sports agent dispute in California involving trade secret and non-compete issues throw off the gloves
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

The case of Mintz v. Mark Bartelstein & Associates dba Priority Sports & Entertainment, recently filed in the Central District of California, provides an interesting look at both non-compete and trade secret law, as seen through the world of a sports agent


NLRB dishes up another social media turkey
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the NLRB is continuing its attack on the common sense provisions contained in many social media policies and employee handbooks


Utah, New Mexico, and Arkansas pass social media legislation restricting employer access to personal social media accounts
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • April 23 2013

Social media legislation restricting access to personal social media accounts has been a hot topic in recent months, and as 2013 progresses, more and


FLSA vs. NCAA: new minimum wage action levels latest attack on amateur status of college athletes
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

A collective action filed last month in the Southern District of Indiana seeks unpaid wages on behalf of NCAA college athletes, claiming that student


USTA aces misclassification case before Second Circuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

With Wimbledon in full swing, and the U.S. Open just a few weeks away, the Second Circuit awarded game, set and match to the U.S. Tennis Association


Off the Record? Workplace Perils of Video Recording and Social Media
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

With seemingly every employee having access to a smart-phone or other recording device, employers without strong social media policies


NLRB, social media, and employee handbooks
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Would your company's employee handbook pass a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) social media review and investigation? The U.S. Chamber of