Labor and Employment Law

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That's What They Said: Facebook "Like" Under the First Amendment, Same-Sex Marriage Benefits, Plus a Carnival
Posted on 19 Sep 2013 by Eric Meyer

Now, where did I put the mustard for my deep fried Red Bull battered Twinkie dog? (Like I would ever use ketchup for that?!?) While I search for the spicy brown, I'll get you caught up on the latest employment-law news... Over at the Wall Street... Read More

Let’s Revisit That Post About Cursing Out Your Boss on Facebook
Posted on 23 Oct 2015 by Eric Meyer

Last year, at about this time, I blogged here about a case involving some employees who thought that their employer had underpaid them. So, they discussed the matter at work. And then continued their conversation on Facebook, where they used language... Read More

The Limits of Employee Free Speech on Social Media
Posted on 9 Sep 2015 by Eric Meyer

One of the finest employment-law bloggers, Daniel Schwartz, recently marked the eight-year anniversary of his Connecticut Employment Law Blog with a post about the three most notable changes in employment law over that span . Number one was social media... Read More

Issue of Threats via Facebook Heads to the Supreme Court
Posted on 2 Dec 2014 by Margaret (Molly) DiBianca

The intersection of Facebook use and Free Speech is complicated. Complicated enough, in fact, that the U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on the subject when it decides a case it is scheduled to hear argument in today, Elonis v. United States [ Read More