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Employers take note: Michigan adopts social media privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

The Michigan Legislature recently passed the Internet Privacy Protection Act ("IPPA"), otherwise known as House Bill 5523. On December 28, 2012, Michigan


Washington State passes social networking privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2013

On May 21, 2013, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5211, which with certain exceptions prohibits mandatory employee


Q&A Concerning IP Protection and Social Media Issues in the Workplace
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

The explosion of digital and social media enables companies to work more efficiently and to easily and creatively promote their products and services


Social media in the workplace the good and the bad
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • February 13 2014

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment


Reassignment of essential duty and creation of new light duty position are not reasonable accommodations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2010

In Godfrey v. Globe Newspaper Co., Inc., the SJC recently affirmed the dismissal of an employee’s claim of disability discrimination, finding his employer had no obligation to assign an essential function of his position to another employee. Nor was the employer obligated to give him a light duty assignment where the employer had not previously given such accommodation to others in the same position


Hands off my tweets: Washington state Senate proposes ban on mandatory disclosure of employee social networking passwords
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

On January 30th, the Washington state senate introduced a bill which would prohibit public and private employers within the state from requiring


She posted what? Employers face increased legal scrutiny for using social media in hiring decisions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2013

Wouldn't we like to know if a potential applicant has ever criticized a former employer, or whether their online presence gives evidence of illegal


Extra-ordinary equipment use leads to fall and OSHA citation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

A circus "Hair Hang Act" performance took a dreadful turn when the apparatus the performers were hanging from suddenly fell to the ground. The


The NLRB, social media and the non-union workplace: employees improperly fire for Facebook postings
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

In Design Technology Group LLC dba Bettie Page Clothing, 359 NLRB No. 96 (41913), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continued its


New Jersey becomes the thirteenth state to pass employee social networking privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On August 29, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law Assembly Bill No. 2878 (fourth reprint), which prohibits employers from asking