One issue I’ve never considered is whether the social media site is a 'consumer reporting agency' subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Most companies believe that their greatest security risk comes from cyber terrorists overseas.
While Kleiner won a battle, it lost a larger business war — one its leaders could have prevented by taking actions that demonstrated the need to act professionally.
As the Gawker case illustrates, social media is playing, and will continue to play, an important role in litigation.Read More
If you think you can legislate Memo (or other similar apps) out of your workplace, you might want to think again.Read More
It's important for employers to keep in mind that agencies and courts will apply the same rules to Facebook harassment as they would to face-to-face harassment.Read More
Cyber-security, vaping, same-sex relationships, overly active federal agencies and pregnancy leave rights are all legal issues employers should be paying attention to this year. Read More
The NLRB ruled that employees have a right to use their employers’ email systems during non-working time to communicate about union issues. The agency also issued rules for ambush election in representation proceedings.Read More
It only takes one layoff to turn a loyal employee into a desperate job seeker looking to provide value to turn a prospective employer into a new job.Read More
As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, there’s still no definitive ruling on the safety and proper regulation of the tobacco-free alternative. It’s up to employers to fill in the gaps.