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National Labor Relations Board issues first decisions regarding employer social media policies

USA - October 24 2012 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued its first decisions involving employer social media policies, rulings that will set precedent for future cases.

Facebook password privacy laws take effect in six states in 2013

USA - January 3 2013 Facebook remains a murky area for employers and employees alike, as both try to understand the shifting boundaries regarding freedom of speech and…

Professional athletes and workers’ compensation claims

USA - June 11 2012 Although they are not conventional employees, professional athletes do sustain on-the-job injuries and are, therefore, eligible to file for workers’ compensation benefits.

Montana Supreme Court upholds decision granting workers’ compensation to marijuana-smoking park employee mauled while feeding bears

USA - May 27 2011 In the world of workers' compensation cases, sometimes reality is stranger than fiction.

Ohio court rules that Bureau of Workers' Compensation overcharged thousands of small employers for premiums

USA - January 2 2013 A Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court judge ruled on Friday, December 28, 2012, that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation ("BWC" or "Bureau") overcharged thousands of Ohio employers that did not qualify for membership in group rating programs from 2001 to 2008 for workers' compensation premiums during those years

Timothy J. Webster, Robert E. Blackham, Eric G. Bruestle, Douglas M. Kennedy, Douglas E. Spiker