Labor and Employment Law

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Another Facebook Firing Is Upheld
Posted on 13 Nov 2013 by Margaret (Molly) DiBianca

Employees in the private sector do not have free-speech rights in their employment, contrary to popular belief. Employees in the public sector, on the other hand, do have such rights, although they are not limitless. When it comes to First Amendment challenges... Read More

Oops! My Bad! Facebook Firing Based on Mistake
Posted on 20 Jun 2014 by Margaret (Molly) DiBianca

Contrary to popular belief, employees may be lawfully terminated for comments or pictures that they post on social-networking sites. The law also permits employers to make honest mistakes. An employer who makes the decision to terminate an employee based... Read More

  • Blog Post: Another Facebook Firing Is Upheld

    Employees in the private sector do not have free-speech rights in their employment, contrary to popular belief. Employees in the public sector, on the other hand, do have such rights, although they are not limitless. When it comes to First Amendment challenges to Facebook firings, employers continue...
  • Blog Post: Oops! My Bad! Facebook Firing Based on Mistake

    Contrary to popular belief, employees may be lawfully terminated for comments or pictures that they post on social-networking sites. The law also permits employers to make honest mistakes. An employer who makes the decision to terminate an employee based on an honest, but mistaken belief that the employee...