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Today's Affinity Groups: Risks and Rewards
Affinity groups, also known as employee resource groups (ERGs), bring together employees with similar backgrounds or interests and can have a powerful influence in the workplace.
United States
28 Oct 2019
Think Before You Tweet: Arbitrator Finds Nova Scotia Employee's Breach Of Confidentiality Agreement Absolves Employer Of Payment Obligation
A recent arbitration decision out of Nova Scotia, Canada, Acadia University v. Acadia University Faculty Association, 2019 CanLII 47957(ON LA), is a cautionary tale ...
United States
27 Sep 2019
Synthetic Reality & Deep Fakes: Considerations For Employers And Implications Of The Rise Of Deep Fakes In The Workplace
Developments in various fields within artificial intelligence have allowed for remarkable advancements in different types of automation tools.
United States
28 Jun 2019
Facebook Settles Claims Alleging Discriminatory Ad Targeting
On March 19, 2019, Facebook settled several lawsuits brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Communications Workers of America, and various housing groups related to the placement of employment advertisements ...
United States
3 Apr 2019
How A Multinational Employer Can Craft A Global Social Media Policy
Social media is so powerful that some argue Russian manipulation of it changed the result of a U.S. presidential election.
United States
25 May 2018
10 Considerations For Planning The 2016 Office Holiday Party
The end of the year brings many reasons to celebrate, and the vast majority of employers intend to make merry by hosting a holiday party of some sort.
United States
12 Dec 2016
NLRB Ruling In Social Media Case Provides Useful Guidance For Employers
Drafting a social media policy in compliance with Section 7 NLRA has become increasingly challenging for employers as the NLRB continues to parse individual words and phrases in social media policies.
United States
2 Sep 2016
Social Gatherings And Social Media This Holiday Season – What's Not To "Like"?
According to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, almost 90% of employers throw a holiday party.
United States
15 Dec 2015
Maine Enacts Law Restricting Employer Access To An Employee's Or Job Applicant's Social Media Accounts
Maine has now enacted legislation that restricts an employer's ability to demand information regarding an employee's or job applicant's social media account.
United States
18 Aug 2015
Trendsetter Or Outlier? Oregon Adds New Twist To Password Protection Laws
Since early 2012, 21 states have enacted some form of "password protection" law.
United States
18 Jun 2015
Connecticut Restricts Employer Access To Personal Social Media, E-Mail And Online Retail Accounts Of Employees And Applicants
On May 19, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law a new statute restricting an employer's ability to gain access to social media, e-mail and other personal online accounts of employees and job applicants.
United States
29 May 2015
Virginia's Password Protection Law Continues The Trend Toward Increasing Legislative Protection Of Personal Online Accounts
As many state legislatures open their 2015 sessions, Virginia has become the first this year to continue the legislative trend towards protecting applicants' and employees' personal online accounts.
United States
31 Mar 2015
Court Dismisses Claim Of Privacy In Social Media Content
U.S. District Judge John D. Bates held that the plaintiff had no constitutional expectation of privacy with respect to social-media content that he had shared with on-line ‘friends'.
United States
8 Jan 2015
Court Affirms Spoliation Sanctions For Plaintiff's Destruction Of Facebook Social Media Content
The District Court denied the plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration.
United States
19 Dec 2014
Board Deems Employees' Lengthy And Detailed Social Media Comments Unprotected
After years of NLRB decisions protecting employees’ profanity-laced tirades and outright threats against management in social media stream-of-consciousness posts, the Board recently said "no."
United States
19 Nov 2014
NLRB's Recent Triple Play Decision Tackles Two Critical Social Media Issues For Employers
Employers are looking for answers when it comes to regulating employees’ off-duty social media posts about work.
United States
3 Sep 2014
Six Recent NLRB Cases Provide Further Insight On Structuring Employers' Social Media Policies
Employers struggling to regulate employees’ work-related social media postings recently suffered a string of defeats in National Labor Relations Board cases.
United States
30 Jul 2014
Five Recent NLRB Cases Provide Further Insight On Structuring Employers' Social Media Policies
Employers recently suffered a string of defeats in National Labor Relations Board cases challenging their social media and related communications policies.
United States
24 Jul 2014
Oklahoma And Louisiana Become The Latest States To Enact Social Media Password Protection Laws
Oklahoma and Louisiana have enacted their own legislation aimed at restricting access by employers to applicants’ and employees’ personal online content.
United States
12 Jun 2014
Whose Social Network Account: A Trade Secret Approach To Allocating Rights
Imagine that you work for a law firm, focusing on a discrete practice area, say music law.
United States
21 May 2014
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