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In compelling discovery, court likens social media account to “Everything About Me” folder

Courts are all over the map on whether to order the disclosure of an employee's social media accounts during discovery in employment cases. The seminal case- EEOC v. Simply Storage Management , decide more than two and a half year ago-ordered the broad discovery of an employee's social media...

California Enacts Law Limiting Employers' Access to Employees' Social Media: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid the Minefields

Whether you "like" it or not, social media is changing the legal landscape of employee privacy rights at a rapid pace. On September 27, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1844 , which prohibits employers from requiring (or requesting) employees or applicants to divulge...