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Employee Privacy Laws: New Jersey
This resource was reviewed on June 12, 2019 to ensure that it reflects the most current law and market practice. There were no substantive changes made to the document.
United States
2 Jul 2019
Authenticating Social Media Evidence In NJ Courts
Mark Salah Morgan, Maureen C. Pavely and Michael L. Fialkoff authored an article, "Authenticating Social Media Evidence in NJ Courts," which was published by the New Jersey Law Journal.
United States
17 Mar 2017
NLRB Rules That Employer Violates NLRA By Firing Employee For Facebook "Like" And Prohibiting "Inappropriate" Online Discussions
On August 22, a three-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board concluded that the Triple Play Sports Bar and Grille had violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
28 Aug 2014
Reminder: New Jersey Social Media Privacy Bill Goes Into Effect December 1
Effective December 1, 2013, employers must comply with New Jersey’s Social Media Privacy Law.
United States
2 Dec 2013
Facebook Eases Rules For Running Promotions On Brand Pages
As of August 27, Facebook has changed some of its rules for businesses running promotions on the social media platform.
United States
4 Sep 2013
New Jersey Social Media Privacy Bill Signed By Gov. Christie
On August 29, 2013, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that will bar employers from requiring job candidates or current employees to disclose their user names and passwords for social media sites.
United States
3 Sep 2013
Governor Christie Conditionally Vetoes Social Media Privacy Bill
Governor Chris Christie has recently conditionally vetoed a social media privacy bill which had been passed by the New Jersey legislature, as previously mentioned.
United States
14 May 2013
Employee Who Claims Physical And Emotional Distress Damages Must Preserve Facebook Account
In Gatto v. United Air Lines, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued one of the first sanctions against a party who deleted his Facebook account during the course of discovery.
United States
16 Apr 2013
SEC Issues New Regulation FD Guidance On Social Media Use
On April 2, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a Report of Investigation to clarify that a public company may disclose material information via social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter.
United States
9 Apr 2013
Recent NLRB Decision Affirms Specificity Requirement In Employer Social Media Policies
The National Labor Relations Board recently signaled that it will follow acting general counsel Lafe Solomon’s directives aimed at invalidating broad social media policies.
United States
25 Oct 2012
Illinois Becomes Second State To Pass Social Media Legislation Impacting Employers
On Wednesday August 1, 2012, Illinois became the second state, joining Maryland, to pass legislation banning employers from requesting Facebook and other social media site login information from current and prospective employees.
United States
22 Aug 2012
Employer Access To Social Media Accounts
Both federal legislative bodies announced legislative initiatives that will make it illegal for employers to require job applicants and employees to provide access to their social media accounts.
United States
19 Apr 2012
Administrative Law Judge Rules In Favor Of Employees Discharged From New York Nonprofit Due To Facebook Posts
In June we posted that the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") filed a complaint against Hispanics United of Buffalo ("HUB"), a non-profit company that provides social services to low-income clients.
United States
9 Jan 2012
Social Media And Issues Under The Federal Securities Laws
Many companies rely heavily on social networks for advertising and marketing. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all offer new ways to connect with consumers and create brand awareness--but social media also has significant legal risks, including issues and risks under the federal securities laws.
United States
1 Dec 2011
Social Networking And Its Impact On The Workplace
Employers have always had to grapple with how to respond to an employee’s questionable off-duty conduct.
United States
6 Oct 2011
NLRB Says Negative Facebook Posting Is Protected Activity
On October 27, 2010, the Hartford Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") issued a complaint against American Response of Connecticut, Inc. ("AMR"), alleging that the company unlawfully terminated an employee who posted negative remarks about her supervisor on a popular social networking site, Facebook.
United States
7 Dec 2010
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