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December 27, 2011

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Employment Law and Social Media: Stopping Slander and Libel Online

Employment Law and Social Media: Stopping Slander and Libel Online

You don’t have to be a business to consumer brand anymore to be publicly reviewed (and sometimes lambasted!) What if your company’s dirty laundry is being aired out by employees, both former or current? Can I sue Google? Yelp? How can I protect my company from both internal and external bad press?

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March 2, 2011

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Social Media and Employment Law: Six Things You Need To Know

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Social Media and Employment Law: Six Things You Need To Know

Whether you’re an occasional Facebooker, a Twitter fanatic, or a well-known blogger, you need to understand the risks you face every time you post or click at work and at home. If you think what you post is private, or that you can click without consequences, think again. If you make a mistake with your social media, it can cost you your job. Here are six things you need to know about social media and employment law before you post or click.

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February 24, 2011

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Employment Discrimination and the Hiring Process: Legal Gray Area? We Think Not.

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Employment Discrimination and the Hiring Process: Legal Gray Area?  We Think Not.

A contentious debate has surfaced recently over allegations that some employers may be discriminating against job seekers based on current employment status. Such discrimination, if it occurs, is likely a product of popular sentiment that those with a job are more qualified than those without, and an attempt to manage the volume of unemployed individuals applying for a given position. Last week’s EEOC hearing brought the debate in sharp focus and outraged job seekers have hit the Internet in protest. We’re on the side of the job seeker.

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