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Social Media Guideposts Develop For Navigating Labor Law
With a recent advice memo, the NLRB general counsel's office added to the growing guidelines for employers to use when crafting sound social media policies.
United States
29 Aug 2019
Navigating Employee Use Of Social Media In The Workplace
ocial media is here to stay. Employers constantly struggle with 1) how to manage employee use of social media and 2) how to address information learned about employees through
United States
9 Aug 2019
Social Media: A Defense Against Union Organizing?
A company's website used to be the primary vehicle for communicating with its external audiences, its intranet for connecting with employees.
United States
11 Apr 2019
A Company's Facebook Snooping Didn't Prevent Critical Trade Secrets Injunction
Can a former employer's alleged misconduct defeat a request for injunctive relief against former employees when those departing workers take confidential information and clients to another employer?
United States
12 Mar 2019
Private Facebook Posts Could Be Fair Game For Discovery
New York's highest court recently held that social media users may be required to turn over information from their accounts—regardless of the user's chosen privacy settings...
United States
3 May 2018
Avoiding Legal Challenges To Employer Social Media Policies
In the article, "Avoiding Legal Challenges to Employer Social Media Policies" featured in the Akron Legal News, Melanie Webber discusses the importance of a workplace policy to include a carefully drafted...
United States
10 Jan 2018
The Next Big Thing: Recruiting With Snapchat
Forward-thinking businesses are using social media to further their recruiting efforts.
United States
10 Oct 2017
Digital Disruptions: Handling Social Media Misuse By Students And Educators
Beginning with the launch of Myspace and Facebook in the early part of the last decade, social media communication has taken the world by storm.
United States
13 Jul 2017
Crisis Management – Are You Prepared?
Newspaper headlines, television airwaves, and social media links are filled with companies dealing with crises on a near-daily basis.
United States
13 Jun 2017
F-Word Facebook Firing Flipped By Federal Court
In a ruling that could leave employers fuming and possibly cursing, a federal appellate court ruled that an employee who used a public Facebook page to curse out not just his boss...
United States
2 May 2017
How The BeBee Social Network Aims To Get You Hired?
The article discusses why job-seekers now must project a personal brand through a well-curated online presence, especially for positions in highly selective fields or the "gig" economy.
United States
4 Nov 2016
Snapchat Spectacles - The Newest Threat To Data Security And Privacy In The Workplace
Last Friday, Snapchat (which recently changed its name to Snap, Inc.) announced the coming release of its newest product:
United States
3 Oct 2016
Divisive Devices: Navigating Workplace Pitfalls Caused By Connectivity And Mobile Apps
It is unlikely that the Slovenian psychoanalytic Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek had in mind the wellbeing of corporate defendants in workplace litigation when he articulated this "ultimate horror of the digital age."
United States
11 May 2016
Who Owns Your Company's Social Media Account – You, Or One Of Your Employees?
Employers have been asking an important question with more frequency in recent times: who owns the company's social media account – the employer or the employee running the account?
United States
11 Apr 2016
Ownership Of Social Media Accounts
It is becoming increasingly common for issues to arise relating to employer vs. employee ownership of a social media account and the names, addresses, etc. that go along with that account.
United States
9 Feb 2016
Top 10 Legal Issues For Employers In 2016
Mike Abcarian's article "Top 10 Legal Issues for Employers in 2016" was featured in EBN Magazine on December 30, 2015.
United States
12 Jan 2016
"My Employee Said What On Facebook!?!" How To Discipline Workers For Social Media Posts That Cross The Line
There is little more frustrating than your employees spouting off on social media and disparaging the workplace.
United States
3 Dec 2015
EU-US Data Transfer Safe Harbor Ruled Invalid
The case involves a claim against Facebook brought by Austrian Maximillian Schrems.
13 Oct 2015
Top Ten Things To Do When An Employee Resigns To Join A Competitor
When an employee resigns to join a competitor, it is important to respond promptly. Odds are that the employee has been orchestrating his or her departure for weeks or months.
United States
5 Jun 2015
Technology And The Workplace
A text is a simple way to reach out to someone you haven't spoken to in a while – it takes less than a minute to check-in with a simple "How R U?"
United States
6 May 2015
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