Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
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Distracted drivers endanger not only themselves, but also occupants of other vehicles on the road and pedestrians on the sidewalk. With the rising popularity of smartphones, the problem only continues to get worse....more
With text messages, Tweets, Facebook posts and other digital communications so prevalent in student’s lives, schools have been struggling to deal with the influx of mobile devices on campus. Last week, the Sixth U.S. Circuit...more
A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge recently ruled that emails and text messages concerning city business but stored on a public official’s personal device are subject to the Public Records Act (PRA). The PRA request at...more
Everyone, it seems, is plugged into a cell phone or tablet, texting, talking and surfing the web. But when misused, the convenience of ubiquitous communication can quickly become a menace, particularly if a driver decides to...more
Our latest video report looks at the employment needs of global companies, textual harassment, working interviews, and other labor & employment law issues.
This week we're focused entirely on workplace legal issues -...more
Originally published in Westlaw Journal Employment (Volume 27, Issue 15), February 20, 2013.
Consider the following three scenarios:
Scenario one: Terrence worked as a flight attendant for Fly Right Airlines. While...more
A recent national study suggests that nearly 75% of cell phone users that send and receive text messages have received unsolicited or “spam” text messages advertising or promoting products and/or services. Another study...more
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced the results of an investigation into a mobile messaging platform that allows users to send and receive instant messages over the Internet. The OPC coordinated...more
As I mentioned in an earlier post, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) and the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) announced the results of their coordinated investigation into a mobile messaging platform...more
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