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Social Media: A Cautionary Tale Courtesy of ESPN

by Derek Ross The recent news regarding ESPN sports anchor Jemele Hill is a reminder to employers to be cautious when disciplining employees for voicing opinions outside of the workplace. Last week Ms. Hill made controversial tweets about President Trump, … Continue reading

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Status Update: Your employees are all over social media.

by Laura Pokrzywa It’s no secret that the vast majority of Americans carry cell phones. According to a Pew Research poll released earlier this year, about half of those cell phone users have smart phones and more than two thirds of … Continue reading

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The NLRB: Digging to Remain Relevant

By Renee Mielnicki, Esq. By now, most of us have probably heard of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The NLRB is federal agency charged with enforcing the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The NLRA is a federal labor law … Continue reading

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It’s probably best to just stay out of your employees’ Facebook

The ink was barely dry on their first report when the National Labor Relations Board’s Acting General Counsel issued a second report just six months later. The hot topic? Social media and the workplace, of course. The NLRB issued the … Continue reading

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A Clear Social Media Policy is Your Best Defense

Someone recently compared posting gripes on social media sites to standing on a street corner with a sign in hand, shouting for all to hear. No matter how private you may think those postings are – they’re NOT. Case(s) in … Continue reading

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