Employee Benefits Issues in California Following the U.S. Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
Designing Cost Effective Risk Assessment Programs May 21, 2014
Managing Your Internal Investigation Program June 3 2014
Potential Employer Liability for Late Manifesting Occupational Diseases
Polsinelli Podcasts - Best Kept Secrets of the Americans WIth Disabilities Act
Polsinelli Podcasts - Workplace Bullying: What Employers Need to Know
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
Decision Time: Patton Boggs Partners Mull Merger With Squire Sanders
OFCCPs New Veteran/Disability Regulations Are Now in Effect. Are You Ready?
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
Benesch B-Cast 07: Immigration Deadlines and Demands Employers Need to Know
Pennsylvania Tavern Games Licenses
Polsinelli Podcast - To Pay or Not to Pay? The Rules for Summer Interns in 2014
Upcoming Affirmative Action Plan Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
Should an employer have a written social media policy?
Protecting Trade Secrets When Employees Depart
Tax Traps of Employment Documents
Which Canadian jurisdictions are examining Target Benefit Plans? An update from Ian McSweeney
In This Issue:
- Employer Access to Employee Social Media: Applicant Screening, ‘Friend’ Requests and Workplace Investigations
- Driving Under the Influence (of Google Glass)
- U.S. Courts’ Evolving Approaches to...more
This week's headlines charged employers with preserving and protecting data in the workplace. This advice is timely given that this week is “Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week,” a time when employers are reminded to safeguard...more
A majority of people recently surveyed believe that their cellphone is the first thing that gets noticed about them. With smartphones becoming a part of our identity and the convenience of carrying and using just one device,...more
German companies sometimes are required to collect data for legitimate business purposes, including for compliance, to investigate malfeasance, for adjudication of claims and to protect personal data of customers from misuse....more
The need to stay connected these days applies not only to our social universe, but also to our business universe. The result is a trend known as “bring your own device” or “BYOD.” BYOD is the practice where employees use...more
Smartphones and tablets are everywhere. Largely prompted by Apple, Samsung, and Google’s consumer-centric marketing strategies, people are spending more and more money on the latest and fastest mobile devices, upgrading them...more
Lazette v. Kulmatycki, 2013 WL 2455937 (N.D. Ohio June 5, 2013).
In this employment law case, the federal district court held that the Stored Communications Act (SCA) can apply if an employer reads personal emails from...more
Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and...more
Social Media Policies: You're Probably Doing It Wrong. Test these 9 steps.
Special thanks to Palm Beach Bar Bulletin for publishing in their Feb 2013 issue....more
Facebook is a seemingly endless source of juicy intel. As such, I always recommend that users lock down their privacy settings if they want to keep “the man” out of their timeline. Public posts are fair game for employers...more
This article discusses the Patreaus affair from the standpoint of practical email privacy tips for lawyers, law firms, their clients, and families. A brief explanation is provided how emails (or even fake email addresses)...more
This article discusses that, in addition to civil liability that employment lawyers tend to be alert for in departing employee scenarios, departing employees can also be criminally liable for theft, misappropriation, or other...more
Pre-litigation practice pointers for locating, obtaining, and protecting the wealth of often-overlooked information that is voluntarily disclosed via social and other electronic media content. Published in the September 2011...more
This article, published in the June 2011 issue of the newsletter of the Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, discusses the powerful tool that social media has become. Social media is too difficult to ignore and...more
Compiled by Orange Legal Technologies from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories,...more
According to the third district appellate court in Holmes v. Petrovich, 2011 DJDAR 671, your office privacy is a lonely public roadway. And where the limits are clearly posted, you had better obey—no matter what kind of...more
The pen has become even mightier since Facebook and its kin stepped into the courtroom.
Today, courts consider social media posts to be beyond the purview of the right of privacy - and fully admissible in court. Now, with...more
This article examines two cases which require companies to have clear Internet and E-mail use and monitoring policies to avoid violating the Stored Communications Act and/or an employee’s right to privacy. ...more
Article discusses discoverability of information posted on social networking web sites, including Facebook and MySpace, and analyzes how discovery disputes and potential admissibility at trial of this information may be...more
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