HoneyBaked Granted Social Media Discovery In EEOC Suit

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 5:28 PM ET) -- A magistrate judge in Colorado has granted HoneyBaked Ham Co.'s request for discovery of social media accounts, text messages and emails of a class of women in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's sexual harassment suit against the company.

Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty said Nov. 7 that information the women posted on their Facebook profiles is potentially relevant to the lawsuit. The posts — voluntarily shared with others on social media — may include information about their emotional state during their employment and other discoverable...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Original Honeybaked Ham Company of Georgia, Inc., The


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1:11-cv-02560

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Colorado

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Civil Rights: Jobs

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Marcia S. Krieger

Date Filed

September 29, 2011

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