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Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Privacy 3.0: Delaware Bench and Bar Recap

I had the honor of serving as moderator for the CLE program at Delaware's Annual Bench and Bar conference,the largest annual gathering of lawyers and judges. The program was titled, Privacy 3.0: Legal and Ethical Implications in the Courtroom, in...

Eric Meyer
Do employees have protected privacy rights in Facebook postings?

John and Mary are co-workers. They are also Facebook friends. And both John and Mary have adjusted their respective Facebook privacy settings such that only Facebook friends can view what they post online from their individual accounts. Consequently,...

John Holmquist
The NLRB Acting General Counsel's third memo on social media: Not so fast

On May 30, 2012, Acting General Counsel ('AGC") Solomon issued his third memo on employer social media policies under the National Labor Relations Act. In that memo, he referenced the social media policies of several companies including General...

Eric Meyer
Paycheck Fairness Act fails in the Senate, plus other news...

Billed as a way to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, the Paycheck Fairness Act , did not make it out of the Senate yesterday. The Paycheck Fairness Act earned 52 votes in favor of...

Philip Miles
Follow-the-Spouse to Unemployment Compensation

A recent Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania case, Pa. Gaming Control Bd. v. UCBR , 927 C.D. 2011, 2012 WL 1860807 (Pa. Commw. Ct. May 23, 2012), provided a nice overview of the "follow-the-spouse" doctrine in Pennsylvania unemployment compensation...

David S. Rich
Appellate Division Holds That The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Prohibits Workplace Harassment Based On Perceived Membership In A Protected Group

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. §§ 10:5-1 - 10:5-30 (the "NJLAD"), prohibits employers, because of the race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership...