In This Issue:
- The Definition of “Supervisor” Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Who Owns Your Twitter Account?
- Excerpt from Who Owns Your Twitter Account?
Do you have a Twitter account for your business that your employees access? Do any of your employees’ tweet using a Twitter handle that includes your company’s name? If so, you need to update your social media policy in order to protect your company.
PhoneDog Media (“PhoneDog”), a South Carolina based company, had an employee, Noah Kravitz, who left the company in 2010 but continued to use his Twitter name “Phonedog_Noah.” The Twitter account was linked to Kravitz’s personal email account and had 17,000 followers.
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Topics: Customer Lists, Discrimination, Harassment, Phonedog, Social Media, Social Media Policy, Supervisors, Title VII, Trade Secrets, Twitter, Vance v. Ball State University, Vicarious Liability
Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Rights Updates, Communications & Media Law Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Labor & Employment Law Updates
DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.
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