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NLRB charge dismissed employee’s LinkedIn “joke” falls flat
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

The National Labor Relations Board recently dismissed a charge brought by an employee who was fired for a post on LinkedIn.


One for the employer: social media posting results in lawful termination
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2011

Recent actions by the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel and administrative law judges have caused great concern for labor professionals grappling with the inappropriate comments of employees posted on social media.


Good news on the social media front
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

It seems that the NLRB files a complaint every month against an employer claiming an illegal reaction to a Facebook posting, taking the position that social media complaints are protected activity if they touch on topics of employee collective concern.


How many hours have you worked this week? Check your phone
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

The Department of Labor has entered the digital age with a splash, and has announced the launch of its first application for smartphones.


Employers beware - DOL unveils smartphone timekeeper app
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2011

In wage and hour cases, the number of hours employees have worked is usually a primary issue.


Can employers in an FLSA overtime case issue subpoenas concerning an employee's social media, banking, and texting activities?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

Increasingly, employers are wrestling with how best to monitor and limit employees' use of the Internet to conduct non-work-related activities.


Kathryn L. Kreps
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP