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SHOULD LAW FIRMS BAN USE OF FACEBOOK AT WORK?

I predict that we will look back on this discussion in a few years, and find it hard to believe we were dealing with this. Whether it's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Martindale-Hubbell Connected, or any of a number of other Social Media networking sites, when managed strategically, they have the...

Trying to Make Sense of the NLRB’s Lastest Social Media Missive? Good Luck!

I've now had a few days to digest the NLRB's latest foray into regulating social media in the workplace . I can sum up the NLRB's report in three words: What a mess. In a mere 35 pages, the NLRB appears to have ripped the guts out of the ability of employers to regulate any kind of...

Widespread Use of Social Media Creates Additional Risks for Companies

Network Security Risk: Because of their nature, the use of social media websites increases a company's exposure to cyber threats such as malware and phishing attacks. With many users accessing their social networks from computers in the workplace, often these issues are simply caused by an...

Another Reason Not to Ban Social Media on Company Time (Hint … It’s the NLRB)

I've written before about the practical problems employers face when trying to ban employees from accessing social media at work. Last week, an NLRB administrative law judge provided us another reason for employers not to implement workplace bans on social media-such a ban might be an unlawful...