On Friday, April 21, 2017, the Second Circuit affirmed a National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) ruling, which found that Pier Sixty, LLC (“Pier Sixty”) violated the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) when it terminated its employee, Hernan Perez (“Perez”), for comments posted on Facebook.

In 2011, after a supervisor had given directions to Perez and

Thinking about tying one on this year to get into the holiday spirit, or about finally asking out that cute girl or guy from the office at the holiday party after the spirit moves you?  Think again!  With the holiday season upon us, employers and employees would be well-served to review their Employee Manuals’ harassment,

There have been many articles written as of late concerning employees’ use of social media at the office.  However, little has been written about employers protecting their company’s social media profiles against unauthorized use by competitors or even disgruntled former employees.  In today’s digital age, use of social media by businesses is an invaluable marketing

Maryland recently became the first state in the country to ban employers from asking both employees and job applicants for their social media passwords.  The bill, which passed both houses of Maryland’s legislature, is expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley, and take effect on October 1, 2012.  The New Jersey Legislature is considering

On December 7, 2010, we blogged about In re American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc., a case in which the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) filed a complaint against ambulance company American Medical Response (“AMR”) alleging that AMR’s termination of an employee who posted negative remarks about her boss on her Facebook page