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NLRB's "facebook firing" case against AMR settles
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2011

Earlier this week, the National Labor Relations Board issued a press release announcing the settlement of the NLRB’s Complaint against American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc. (AMR) in what has become known as the Facebook Firing case

Low-tech monitoring of employees can result in employer liability
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2010

While most employment lawyers, myself included, have been focusing lately on the opportunities and risks associated with monitoring new technologies such as social media and GPS devices, the Seventh Circuit reminds us that employers also need to remember that "low-tech" monitoring of employees can result in unexpected liability as well.