Gawker No Friend To Interns' Social Media Notice Push

By Ben James (February 17, 2015, 6:57 PM EST) -- Gawker Media LLC urged a New York federal court on Tuesday to rein in a proposal to use social media to notify former interns about a collective action minimum wage case against the blog network, objecting to attorneys adding potential plaintiffs as Facebook friends, as well as to "inflammatory" Twitter hashtags. 

Named plaintiffs Aulistar Mark and Andrew Hudson — former unpaid interns for blogs run by Gawker and its founder and co-defendant Nick Denton — got a green light to use social media to notify potential opt-in plaintiffs about their right to join the Fair Labor Standards Act collective action in...

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