While the Phonedog case is the one everyone thinks of when employer ownership of employees’ social media accounts comes up, another case indicates that it remains a very tricky issue.
In two recent cases, the EEOC settled with employers who had fired workers because of positive drug tests for prescription drugs. But in states where medical marijuana is legal, can employers fire employees who test positive...more
An Ohio company has been fined $50,000 by the EEOC after firing an employee who tested positive for prescribed medication for her bipolar disorder. The agency accused the company of violating the Americans with Disabilities...more
Employers can punish or fire employees for doing a lot of things, but they can’t fire you for talking about working conditions at your job on Facebook.
The National Labor Relations Board on Dec. 14 said Hispanics...more