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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


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


California legislature passes bill to extend social media privacy laws to public employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

Big Brother can't ask for access to your "personal" social media accounts in the public hiring and employment setting except in certain narrow


Federal court rules that Twitter invites and Facebook posts do not constitute impermissible employee solicitations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

On January 22, 2013, United States Magistrate Judge Steven Shreder of the Eastern District of Oklahoma issued a report and recommendation, following


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


Nevada and Colorado pass employee social networking privacy laws
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

Nevada and Colorado recently passed employee social networking privacy laws. Both laws prohibit employers from requiring disclosure of employees' or


Hands off my tweets: Washington state Senate proposes ban on mandatory disclosure of employee social networking passwords
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

On January 30th, the Washington state senate introduced a bill which would prohibit public and private employers within the state from requiring


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


Education unions ignore NLRB’s call for “timeout”
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2014

As the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") continues to quietly stockpile cases and solicit briefing on the pressing issues related to the union