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Facebook® Plays Role in Indiana $400,000 Verdict for Retaliatory Discharge

An Indiana jury was within its province as factfinder in returning a verdict for more than $400,000 in compensatory and punitive damages against a former employer in a retaliatory discharge action filed by a terminated employee, held a state appellate … Continue reading

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Michigan Becomes 5th State to Pass Social Media Law Affecting Employers’ Right to Private Information

On December 28, Michigan became the 5th state to pass a social media privacy law. House Bill 5523, entitled the Internet Privacy Protection Act, was signed by Gov. Rick Snyder and takes immediate effect. The law prohibits employers and educational … Continue reading

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Facebook Party Pics Help Defeat Worker’s Claim for Benefits

Until a number of my high school classmates began to plan our 40th reunion gala several years ago, I had successfully avoided Facebook® and the other social media (I’m still not too active).  At their prodding, however, I created an … Continue reading

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