An ostracism from a social network likely should not support a claim for retaliation.
As the Gawker case illustrates, social media is playing, and will continue to play, an important role in litigation.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
In this working world where getting 200 emails is considered a slow day, you have to consciously carve out the time and drink heavily from the commitment cup.
An employer may be able to terminate employees who threaten insubordination or misconduct at the workplace, even if those employees have engaged in otherwise protected concerted activity, without violating the NLRA.Read More
Don’t forget to have your employees sign authorizations before you post holiday party photos online.Read More
Figuring out if your employees are cheating on their sick leave is only as far away as a few clicks of your mouse.Read More
The more the Internet becomes entrenched in our lives, the greater the likelihood that employees will begin embracing ideas such as Internet addiction as a disability and the need for employers to consider and provide reasonable accommodations.Read More
Employees need to be very careful when discussing a co-worker’s health on social media. And, employers need to train their employees about the ADA’s confidentiality rules and the extension of these rules to the 24/7 world of social media.Read More
Employers perceive social media as a workplace problem that’s not going away, but many are choosing to do nothing about it.Read More