Labor and Employment Law

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Employee's Twitter hatin' costs him unemployment benefits
Posted on 26 Oct 2012 by Eric Meyer

An employee getting fired for caustic social-media posts is so 2011 . Having an application for unemployment-compensation benefits denied because of Twitter stupidity -- that's the new black. Stephen Burns was fired from his job after his employer... Read More

Yo, Boss! Did you say "Spacebook" and "Tweeter"?
Posted on 20 Sep 2012 by Eric Meyer

Penn State Kicker Sam Ficken probably had a pretty bad week. Last Saturday, he missed one extra point and four field goals in Penn State's 17-16 loss to Virginia. After the game, he was deluged with online insults. Thankfully, his coach, Bill O'Brien... Read More

Twitter Job Search – Does It Discriminate?
Posted on 22 Mar 2012 by Sands Anderson PC

by Karen Elliott Has your company joined the Twitter job posting trend? If it has, you may unwittingly be discriminating against older applicants. While many of the 40 and older set have acclimated to Facebook and Linked-In, Twitter still appeals... Read More