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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


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


Pennsylvania federal court dismisses employee’s Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim based upon employer’s alleged improprer access of LinkedIn account: no cognizable damages
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

Ownership of company social media accounts has recently become a hot topic in the legal industry, and with its decision in Eagle v. Morgan this past week, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has added fuel to the fire


Keep on trollin’: Judge rejects employer’s motion to enjoin plaintiff’s social media blitz to find class members
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

The old adage that there is "strength in numbers" is especially true in class actions and collective actions where the number of Plaintiffs is one of


New Jersey poised to adopt new social media legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

With the passage of A2878 in the New Jersey General Assembly in March, New Jersey is poised to become the eighth state to "pass legislation


ALJ strikes down employer's email and social media policies as violating the NLRA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2013

On April 19, 2013, U.S. Administrative Law Judge David I. Goldman issued his decision and order in UPMC and SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, Case No


May college football players unionize?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

That is the question of the moment, it seems, as last week's representation petition filed by Northwestern University football players-seeking to be


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


New Jersey becomes the thirteenth state to pass employee social networking privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On August 29, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law Assembly Bill No. 2878 (fourth reprint), which prohibits employers from asking