As a recent NLRB decision demonstrates, in the context of social media posts about employment conditions, the medium of delivery does not change the analysis of whether a firing is lawful. Moreover, not only is it important to understand when social media posts may or may not be the basis for terminating an employee, counsel must know when reliance on company policy is inappropriate.
Law firms are embracing social media, but this technology often causes lawyers to panic. Learn how to navigate the top social networks like a pro.
Use of social networking sites is finding its way into the workplace. Is that a good thing? Not necessarily, at least according to some employers, as they are blocking employee access to such sites.
In this article, Professor Eric Goldman of the Santa Clara University School of Law gives an overview of the laws affecting social networks and their users, and offers several questions to ponder as the popularity of these sites continues to increase.
Many businesses are still coasting along enjoying the marketing advantages of social media without making sure they have a good compliance program in place. For every company with a Facebook fan page or Twitter account, roughly 65 percent would admit they do not have a social media policy.
A recent study makes plain that for educational institutions to stay competitive, they need to be equipped with the latest technology for the use of their students.