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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


Putting The Smackdown On Workplace Bullying
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is recognized all around the world for body slams, suplexes, and super kicks. WWE recently introduced a new type


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


NLRB again has social media policies in its crosshairs
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2013

In an Advice Memorandum written in 2012 and recently released pursuant to a FOIA request, the NLRB Associate General Counsel, Division of Advice


Court sanctions employee for deleting Facebook account
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

On March 25, 2013, Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued his opinion in Gatto v. United


Former PhoneDog employee off the hook in closely watched trade secrets spat
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

We previously blogged about the case of PhoneDog v. Kravitz, a Northern District of California case that called into question the ownership of Twitter followers on an employee’s professional account following the employee’s departure from the company


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


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 York bars non-compete agreements for broadcast industry
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2008

On August 6, 2008, New York Governor David A. Paterson signed Bill S02393, dubbed the “Broadcast Employees Freedom to Work Act”, into law