Should an employer have a written social media policy?
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
In This Issue:
- 13 States Set to Raise Minimum Wage, 11 More Consider Increases
- EEOC Reports $372.1M in Monetary Relief for Workplace Bias Claims
- N.Y.U. Graduate Assistants Vote to Affiliate with UAW
This is the time of year to anxiously look forward to all that is anticipated to come in 2014. But it is also the time to look back at all that has happened in 2013. Rather than simply give you links to all of the stimulating...more
If you haven’t been paying attention to “password hygiene” preached by this blog and others, perhaps it’s time. Jose Pagliery from CNNMoney reports of a large-scale hack that has compromised over 2 million passwords at...more
Employer use of social media information in employment decisions has received much attention in the past couple of years. As we have previously reported, several states have passed laws precluding employers from asking for...more
As we have warned our readers in the past, it is important to be vary of what you post on social media accounts. However, people often assume that this warning only applies to people that make their social media profiles...more
Social media is one of the fastest growing tools businesses use to employ marketing tactics in a timely and cost effective manner. ...more
The New Jersey Legislature recently passed a social media law, also known as the “Facebook Bill”....more
Imagine a situation where you have a small business that is planning a major event at a sports venue and needs to utilize a variety of social media channels to publicize the event and garner support for it. Such a business...more
Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others have become a part of daily life in the United States and abroad. The unavoidable reach of social media into our personal lives has extended into our...more
What is in a number? In particular, the number 9? Does it mean anything to you, or symbolize anything in particular?
Even the most basic research reveals...more
“Likes,” “tweets,” “hashtags,” and “wall posts” are all words that have quickly entered our lexicon through the continuing explosion of growth that is social media....more
As a growing number of states pass legislation which will protect individuals’ social media accounts from employer scrutiny, they have encountered a surprising adversary – FINRA and other securities regulators....more
Social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others have become a part of daily life in the United States and abroad. The unavoidable reach of social media into our personal lives has...more
Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. YouTube. Blogs. Email. Texts. Social media in the workplace has become a fact of life for all employers. Companies are learning that these once feared social media sites can be powerful marketing...more
We have written before about cases involving disputes between employers and employees over work-related social media accounts, but a new case out of Arizona federal court raises issues that appear to be unlike those we have...more
The Connecticut General Assembly’s Labor & Public Employee Committee today is considering drafting a proposed bill “to prevent current or potential employers from requesting or requiring that employees or potential employees...more
In this issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award-winning guide to the law and business of social media, we explore the challenges that arise when employers and employees battle over work-related social media accounts; we...more
Wow. Front page of the New York Times Business Section. This stuff must be important.
Steven Greenhouse authored a piece in yesterday’s Times, in which he summarizes the lay of the land with social media and the...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
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
In this week’s Connecticut Law Tribune, I filed my annual “forecast” of employment law for 2013. As with the weather forecasts, it is subject to change on a moment’s notice. So drink your “tea” with a grain of...more
Employers in California may no longer ask or require employees or applicants to provide their log-in credentials for social media sites such as Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter. California's Social Media Privacy Act, one of the...more
The apparent practice by employers of requesting access to employees’ and applicants’ social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter, has led the state of Michigan to pass the Internet Privacy Protection Act (PA 478 of...more
Our series over the next 10 days will highlight the top issues, as we see them, in privacy and security for 2013. Yesterday, we looked at the increase in cybcersecurity disclosure by public companies, triggered by the...more
Happy New Year. So much has happened while you spent the holidays undoubtedly velobinding and wrapping the 2012 archives of this blog for your friends and loved ones. So I thought I’d welcome everyone back by updating some...more
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