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Latest DOJ Statement On Website Accessibility Provides No Definitive Site Map For Businesses
At the end of September 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) responded to a June letter sent by 103 members of the U.S. House of Representatives ...
United States
17 Oct 2018
How Flexible Are You? Stretching The Boundaries With A Remote Workforce
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer's recent decision to bantelecommuting has highlighted the issue of how mployers of all sizes respond to technological changes that are redefining the workplace.
United States
27 Mar 2013
The "Bring Your Own Device" To Work Movement
We are pleased to share with you Littler's Report on the 2012 Littler Initiative entitled The "Bring Your Own Device" to Work Movement.
United States
15 May 2012
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Provides Guidance on Monitoring Employee Texts and E-Mails
In its first foray into the potentially treacherous intersection of workplace monitoring of electronic communications and employee privacy expectations, the United States Supreme Court considered whether the City of Ontario Police Department violated the privacy rights of Sergeant Jeff Quon by reviewing sexually explicit text messages sent by Quon using a City-issued pager.
United States
23 Jun 2010
The D.C. Circuit Reminds Employers Of The Perils Of Selectively Enforcing Their Solicitation And E-Mail Policies Against Union-Related Activities
On July 7, 2009, in the ongoing saga involving the ability of employees to use their employer's e-mail systems for union-related activities, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a portion of the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) landmark decision in Register-Guard and concluded that the newspaper unlawfully discriminated against an employee for sending three e-mails to coworkers that discussed union matters.
United States
20 Jul 2009
Employer´s Electronic Communications Policy Did Not Allow Company To Review Employee´s E-mail Exchange With Her Attorney
In a case of potentially great significance to all employers with electronic communications policies, the New Jersey Appellate Division recently held in Stengart v. Loving Care Agency, Inc. (No. A-3506-08T1, June 26, 2009), that an employer was not entitled to read e-mails exchanged between an employee and her attorneys through her Yahoo! account, even though the emails were stored on the employee's company-issued laptop.
United States
8 Jul 2009
Recent Fourth Circuit Ruling Demonstrates Risks To Employers Of Accessing Employees´ Personal E-Mail Accounts
In a cautionary tale for all employers, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held in Van Alstyne v. Electronic Scriptorium Limited, that an employer who accessed a former employee's personal e-mail account could be held liable for punitive damages and attorneys' fees under the federal Stored Communications Act (SCA), even without proof of any actual damages.
United States
29 Apr 2009
NLRB Rules That Employers May Implement A Corporate E-Mail Policy That Has The Effect Of Barring Union-Related Communications
In a highly anticipated decision, a sharply divided National Labor Relations Board ruled by a vote of 3-2 that employers may prohibit employee use of a company's e-mail system for nonwork solicitations, including union-related solicitations.
United States
7 Jan 2008
California´s Supreme Court Requires Employers Nationally to Re-Examine Telephone Monitoring Policies and Practice
In a unanimous decision with national implications, the California Supreme Court ruled July 13, 2006, in Kearney v. Solomon Smith Barney, Inc. ("SSB"), that out-of-state businesses are prohibited from secretly monitoring or recording their telephone calls with California residents, even if that conduct takes place in any of the 38 states (and the District of Columbia) where only one party's consent is required to lawfully monitor or record a telephone call.
United States
2 Aug 2006
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