Michael Elkon

Michael Elkon

Fisher & Phillips LLP

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When Employees Solve Problems With Their Fists

Generally speaking, human resources professionals and business executives have become quite adept at dealing with employee claims for illegal harassment. For example, just about any HR manager can provide a definition of a...more

10/6/2014 - Assault Battery Corporate Counsel Harassment Hostile Environment Human Resources Professionals Workplace Violence

Blurring The Line Between Yours And Mine: Best Practices For Bring Your Own Device Policies

Let’s face it: bring-your-own-device (BYOD) situations are here to stay. With the ubiquity of employees having and using smartphones and tablets – devices that have more capacity and processing power than desktop computers...more

6/10/2014 - Best Management Practices Bring Your Own Device Confidential Information Data Protection Employer Liability Issues Employment Policies Hiring & Firing

Healthcare Update, No. 3, August 2013: Protect Your Key Information – And Your Key Relationships

Decades ago, it was reasonable to imagine that one could work for the same company from the start of one’s career to the end. Think about the world portrayed in Mad Men. Don Draper has mostly worked with the same fictional...more

8/5/2013 - Confidential Information Cybersecurity Healthcare Healthcare Professionals Mobile Devices Non-Compete Agreements Patients Personally Identifiable Information Physicians Restrictive Covenants

Labor Letter, July 2013: Social Media And Trade Secrets

Most employers are well aware of the various implications that the social media explosion has on the workplace. The various issues created by Facebook, LinkedIn, and other similar platforms lead to constant requests for...more

7/1/2013 - Contract Drafting Facebook LinkedIn Non-Compete Agreements Non-Solicitation Agreements Restrictive Covenants Social Media Trade Secrets

Labor Letter, May 2013: Workplace Bullying: Will You Know It When You See It?

The media and political figures have paid increased attention to workplace bullying in recent months and years. A simple Google search can confirm this reality. Moreover, legislators in 21 states have introduced bills to...more

5/7/2013 - Workplace Bullying

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