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Social Media and Non-Competition Agreements

A Massachusetts judge recently considered a novel question involving social media and non-competition agreements.  A Massachusetts staffing company, KNF&T Staffing Inc., sought injunctive relief against a former employee, Charlotte Muller, for alleged violations of her non-competition agreement.  Specifically, the company … Continue reading

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Another NLRB Loss For Employers

Social media has become a thorn in the side of many employers and after viewing unsavory Facebook dialogue by employees, directed at the employer or the employees’ working conditions, employers all too often decide those employees should be fired. Recently, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for Employers

Given the number of changes and decisions over the last year, it is increasingly important for your company to make a few New Years Resolutions regarding policies and practices.  Below is a non-comprehensive list of resolutions your company can make … Continue reading

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Who Owns A Linkedin Account; The Employer or the Employee?

As a business, an important goal is for employees to effectively market themselves and your brand.  Because social media is a quick, cost-effective, and easy way to reach your community and beyond, it may be desirable for employees to utilize … Continue reading

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NLRB Finds Discharge for Facebook Posting Lawful

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “the Board”) issued its first decision involving discharge for Facebook postings on September 28, 2012, which was made public yesterday.  In this case, the Board affirmed the administrative judge’s ruling that the employer’s … Continue reading

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NLRB Files Another Complaint for Facebook Firing

The NLRB has done it again. It has filed another complaint over a Facebook firing. In this most recent case, filed on May 9, the NLRB claims that a non-profit organization, Hispanics United, violated the National Labor Relations Act when … Continue reading

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