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Darrell VanDeusen Discusses Social Media and the Workplace. Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid.

On this edition, Darrell R. VanDeusen of Kollman & Saucier, P.A. in Timonium, Md. discusses legal restrictions on electronic communications and social media in the employment arena, recent caselaw, and what is different about the private sector. He also looks at a NLRB case involving an ambulance...

Unlawful to Fire Employee for Facebook Rant?

Editor: Heath H. Galloway Facebook is everywhere, and its implications for employers can be maddening. It is one thing to prevent your employees from using Facebook while they are at work, but what control do you have over what your employees say on Facebook when they are not at work? Can you discipline...

Lessons Learned From Twitter and Facebook: The Dangers of Overbroad Social Media Policies

The role of social media in the workplace has taken center stage over the past couple months as the National Labor Relations Board has issued numerous complaints against union and non-union companies alleging violations of Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. The complaints clearly signal...