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Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Privacy Claim for Employer's Shoulder Surfing of Employee's Facebook Page

When can an employer ask an employee to show the employer a coworker's Facebook page? My friends, that question is getting more difficult to answer. State legislators across the country are attempting to pass laws that would prohibit this and similar...

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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Secret Service Immune From 1st Amendment Claim

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 4 that a Colorado man may not pursue his First Amendment claim against two Secret Service agents because they are entitled to qualified immunity ( Virgil D. "Gus" Reichle...

Philip Miles
Last Chance Agreement Creates Retaliation Liability - COTW #94

The latest Case of the Week is a rare bird indeed - a summary judgment win for an employment discrimination plaintiff ! The case is EEOC v. Cognis Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 71870 (C.D. Ill. May 23, 2012), ( EEOC press release here ), and it's a...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Update: Social-Media Password Legislation

Several states have bills pending that would prohibit employers from requesting or requiring an employee's or applicant's social-media password. Maryland was the first state to pass such a "password-privacy" law. Delaware's bill...

David S. Rich
Must My Business In New York Make Unemployment Insurance Contributions To New York With Respect To Out-Of-State Employees?

Unemployment insurance is temporary income for workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own; are ready, willing and able to work; and have earned sufficient compensation during a specified period of time in covered employment. When an...

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Support Us on the Social Madness Corporate Challenge!

The Social Madness corporate challenge has kicked off, and LexisNexis is one of 60 Dayton-area companies selected to compete in this social media competition hosted by the Dayton Business Journal and its parent, American City Business Journals. The three...