Trick Or Tweet: The Perils Of Punishing Employee Posts

Law360, New York (April 2, 2015, 11:01 AM EDT) -- It certainly is a little early for Halloween references. But it never is too early to continue analyzing the fluid developments at the intersection of social media and employment law and developing the appropriate mindset when it comes to taking action based on employees' statements or conduct on social media. Responding to every employee tweet can either be a trap for the unwary or a permitted act.

It is human nature: You see a tweet that you find inappropriate or offensive, and your first reaction is that you want to react to it. Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling recently...

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