5 Ways Social Media Can Land Employers In Court

Law360, New York (February 22, 2016, 10:37 AM EST) -- The words post, like and share have taken on new meaning as social media continues to redefine our society, including the workplace. Employers have recently come under attack by government agencies, such as the National Labor Relations Board, for their social media policies and practices. Failing to follow local and national laws relating to social media can result in a court date posted on an employer's calendar.

In-house counsel must review social media policies and share their knowledge with employers in order to avoid preparing comments for court when they'd rather be sharing comments on Facebook. Below, I have provided what...

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