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[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
According to a recent NBC News report, Equifax, one of the three largest American credit reporting agencies, has assembled an enormous database containing employment and salary information for more than 190 million U.S....more
A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media.
In This Issue:
- USPTO Dives Into Software Patent Debate With New Group
- The Hidden Risks Behind Facebook's...more
Last week the FBI released a fraud alert warning financial institutions that cyber criminals have been using tactics such as spam and phishing emails to obtain employee log-in credentials. After obtaining the credentials the...more
In this issue:
- First-Mover Advantage: The Case for Investing in Life Science
- Medical Device User Fee Amendments of 2012: A Fact Sheet
- Life Science Venture Financings for WSGR Clients
Apr. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Edward Zimmerman, a partner at Lowenstein Sandler PC, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about choosing a business entity, structuring capital and hiring employees for technology start-ups....more
In January of this year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a warning to three companies that sell mobile applications (apps) which provide background reports, including criminal record reports. The issues are whether...more
In 2011, the Department of Labor (DOL) continued a fairly active program of issuing individual exemptions from the prohibited transaction rules of ERISA. These rules generally prohibit, among other things:
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has adopted a final regulation to implement the statutory exemption from the prohibited transaction rules of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA), for the...more
At the beginning of each year, we survey Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group lawyers in Asia, Europe, and the United States regarding the current state of the world’s outsourcing market and emerging trends likely to...more
In 2010, the Department of Labor (DOL) continued an active program of issuing individual exemptions from the prohibited transaction rules of ERISA. These rules generally prohibit, among other things:
Sale and lending...more
The recent Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148 (PPACA), established a limited-time federal tax credit and grant program for certain investments incurred in 2009 and 2010 by small employers for...more
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