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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


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


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


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


California court finds wrongful termination tort too desperate, but permits statutory claim for disparate treatment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2012

California employees can file tort claims against employers who impose adverse employment actions in violation of public policy


Reassignment of essential duty and creation of new light duty position are not reasonable accommodations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2010

In Godfrey v. Globe Newspaper Co., Inc., the SJC recently affirmed the dismissal of an employee’s claim of disability discrimination, finding his employer had no obligation to assign an essential function of his position to another employee. Nor was the employer obligated to give him a light duty assignment where the employer had not previously given such accommodation to others in the same position


Come one come all: court upholds New Jersey’s ban on job advertisements requiring current employment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2014

Over the past several years, several states and cities have adopted legislation designed to aid unemployed workers in securing employment, including


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