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 goes to the House of Representatives tomorrow ...

Guns In the Workplace: Implications of Open-Carry Laws

Prof. Stephen Bainbridge makes a great argument against state laws that permit employees to store guns in their cars. In his post, Guns vs. At-Will Employment , Prof. Bainbridge discusses a recent decision by the Kentucky Supreme Court interpreting that state's gun laws. In its opinion, the Court...

Ethical Lawyer Blogging in Virginia

A three-judge panel in Virginia has issued its decision in an important case for lawyers who blog or who are thinking of starting a blog. The case involved the appeal of a ruling by Virginia State Bar Association's disciplinary committee about a blog written by Virginia lawyer Horace Hunter . The...

Happy Thanksgivukkah! 8 Employment Law Things to Be Thankful For

I'm sure you have heard that Thanksgiving Day and the first day of Chanukkah will occur on the same day this year, creating the hybrid holiday, "Thanksgivukkah." And, according to Buzzfeed (do they have any expertise on this subject?), the two holidays will not simultaneously occur again...