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...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!