California could become the latest state to ban employer access to private social-media sites used by employees. A law passed by the state Legislature last month still must get the approval of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has until the end of the month to sign it.Read More
The takeaway might simply be that employers remind their employees to 'be professional' online, and that businesses will hold employees accountable for what they post that could cast the company in a bad light.Read More
Just before his trial was to begin, Sam Chihlung Yin pleaded guilty to an attack that cost the luxury goods maker about $200,000.
Finding knowledgeable staff to execute social media tasks ranked as the second-most cited hurdle.Read More
This is not a problem that needs fixing. Companies simply aren't engaging in the type of conduct this bill seeks to legislate.Read More
I could comfortably retire if I had a dollar for every time in my career that I have heard, 'But I have a right to free speech; I can say what I want and not get fired.' Read More
Calls have been growing for federal and state legislation that would bar employers from requiring access to job applicants' social media postings.Read More
More and more companies are establishing bring-your-own-device policies. Once they get past the initial security concerns, most company leaders are finding little downside to allowing employees to use their own smartphones and tablets for work.
Limiting an employee's digital access can decrease an employer's legal liability, attorney Jennifer F. DiMarco writes.