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Social media firing of the week. (final score: God 10 - waitress 0)

USA - February 1 2013 The Internet is burning up this morning with the story of an Applebee's waitress who was fired for posting on Reddit, a social news and entertainment…

Seven employment law trends to keep your eyes on for 2016

USA - January 20 2016 2016 has arrived, marking the beginning of a year of political transition. While we cannot be certain what the upcoming Presidential election holds…

Boeing Data Breach is yet another illustration of need for employee education and training

USA - March 15 2017 In November 2016, a Boeing employee experiencing difficulty formatting an Excel spreadsheet. Not realizing that hidden columns included birth dates…

NLRB's Office of General Counsel issues new advice memorandum on social media

USA - May 12 2011 The NLRB's General Counsel's Office's approach to employer social media policies and the discipline of employees pursuant to such policies has been a frequent topic of this blog.

EEOC's campaign against criminal background checks takes recent hits

USA - October 10 2013 As we have previously noted, the EEOC in April 2012 issued enforcement guidance addressing the use of arrest and criminal records in employment…