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Snapchat Spectacles - The Newest Threat To Data Security And Privacy In The Workplace
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

Last Friday, Snapchat (which recently changed its name to Snap, Inc.) announced the coming release of its newest product: “Spectacles” - brightly


Talk versus email: avoiding legal problems
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

Electronic communications are a mixed blessing. Business is more efficient and new ways of commerce continue to open. However, ubiquitous electronic


Don't fear the future: using Instagram as a recruiting tool
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 1 2014

By now, most employers recognize that they shouldn't peek at the social-media profiles of applicants for all sorts of reasons. It's sort of like


Employee fired for Facebook rant doesn't like status
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

There's no doubt about it - Facebook is the 21st Century water cooler. Workers who used to gather in the break room to talk about the latest sports


A social media status update: a gray area of solicitation- part 2
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 5 2013

Employers frequently use restrictive covenant agreements to prevent their employees from competing for a certain period after employment. One common


Customer lists by another name social media and trade secrets - part 1
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

Employers are well aware of the various implications that the social media explosion has on the workplace. The various issues created by Facebook


Fantasy football real world concerns
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

It will be no surprise if employees approach this year's office Super Bowl or NCAA Tournament pools with a little more trepidation


Off-duty discussion groups can be off-limits to employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

There is an inherent tension between an employee's right to privacy and an employer's right to monitor an employee's conduct - especially where the employer believes that the conduct may harm its business or otherwise subject it to liability


Social media legislation employers beware of the ongoing movement to protect employees and potential new hires
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 7 2014

Over the past couple of months there has been a flurry of legislative activity at the state level concerning an employer's ability to access the


Facebook foils FMLA faker
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

The legitimate and beneficial purposes of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are undeniable. The law provides employees who have a serious