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Do 'Love Contracts' Ease the Risks of Office Relationships?
A recent labor arbitration decision illustrates that an employer can terminate an employee who uses social media to insult and threaten co-workers in violation of a workplace harassment policy.
This case arose when the...more
On March 19, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) made public new guidance governing a number of keys areas that have been challenging employers for the last few years. These clarifications could affect employers’...more
A Craigslist conviction. The highest court in Massachusetts upheld the conviction under the Bay State’s anti-harassment statute of a couple who posted fake Craigslist advertisements that caused a great deal of trouble for...more
While the year is still young, here are 15 New Year’s resolutions that employers may want to make:
1. Make sure your “independent contractors” are really independent contractors. ”Independent contractors” are under...more
Block party. Twitter has revamped its anti-harassment policies to make it easier to report harassment on the network or to block another account. The change follows recent highly-publicized instances of “Twitter harassment,”...more
More than 50% of teens have experienced cyber bullying. Parents have historically looked to their children’s schools and local government to address the issue, but what about the social media sites which contribute to the...more
It spread, as these things tend to do today, like a virus around 10 p.m. last night.
“None [sic] cares about you. Go kill yourself. Maybe you’ll succeed this time.”...more
In this report:
- I. Sustainable Innovations for a Changing Global Workforce
- II. Forging a Global HR Team to Align with a Global Business: Transparency and Integration
- III. Developing an Effective Global...more
In Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc., 359 NLRB No. 37 (Dec. 14, 2012), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found that an employer violated section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by firing five...more
In This Issue:
- NLRB Protects Workers' Rights to Post About Job on Facebook
- 6 States Ban Companies from Asking for Social Media Passwords
- Health Law Requires Employers to Offer Family Care to All
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